Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs intensive medical management for the control of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: the Diabetes Surgery Study randomized clinical trial.

@article{Ikramuddin2013RouxenYGB,
  title={Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs intensive medical management for the control of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: the Diabetes Surgery Study randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Sayeed Ikramuddin and Judith Korner and Wei-Jei Lee and John E. Connett and William Barry Inabnet and Charles J. Billington and Avis J. Thomas and Daniel Leslie and Keong Chong and Robert W. Jeffery and Leaque Ahmed and Adrian Vella and Lee-Ming Chuang and Marc Bessler and Michael G. Sarr and James M. Swain and Patricia S. Laqua and Michael D Jensen and John P. Bantle},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2013},
  volume={309 21},
  pages={2240-9}
}
IMPORTANCE Controlling glycemia, blood pressure, and cholesterol is important for patients with diabetes. How best to achieve this goal is unknown. OBJECTIVE To compare Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with lifestyle and intensive medical management to achieve control of comorbid risk factors. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A 12-month, 2-group unblinded randomized trial at 4 teaching hospitals in the United States and Taiwan involving 120 participants who had a hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) level of 8… CONTINUE READING
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