Reversal of type 2 diabetes mellitus and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors after surgical weight loss in adolescents.

@article{Inge2009ReversalOT,
  title={Reversal of type 2 diabetes mellitus and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors after surgical weight loss in adolescents.},
  author={Thomas H. Inge and Go Miyano and Judy A. Bean and Michael A. Helmrath and Anita P Courcoulas and Carroll McWilliams Harmon and Mike K S Chen and Kimberly R. Wilson and Stephen Robert Daniels and V{\'i}ctor Frades Garc{\'i}a and Mary L. Brandt and Lawrence M. Dolan},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={214-22}
}
OBJECTIVES Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, all well-known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Surgical weight loss has resulted in a marked reduction of these risk factors in adults. We hypothesized that gastric bypass would improve parameters of metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular risk in adolescents with type 2 diabetes mellitus. PATIENTS AND METHODS Eleven adolescents who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at 5 centers were… CONTINUE READING

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