Prevalence of and risk factors for hypoglycemic symptoms after gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.

@article{Lee2015PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of and risk factors for hypoglycemic symptoms after gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.},
  author={Clare J Lee and Jeanne M Clark and Michael Schweitzer and Thomas Magnuson and Kimberley Steele and Olivia Koerner and Todd T. Brown},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={1079-84}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of and risk factors for postprandial hypoglycemic symptoms among bariatric surgery patients. METHODS A questionnaire including the Edinburgh hypoglycemia scale was mailed to patients who underwent either Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) at a single center. Based on the questionnaire, the patients were categorized as having high or low suspicion for post surgical, postprandial hypoglycemic symptoms. RESULTS Of the 1119… CONTINUE READING
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