Surgical versus medical treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in nonseverely obese patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{MllerStich2015SurgicalVM,
  title={Surgical versus medical treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in nonseverely obese patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Beat Peter M{\"u}ller-Stich and Jonas D. Senft and Ren{\'e} Warschkow and Hannes G{\"o}tz Kenngott and Adrian T Billeter and Gianmatteo Vit and Stefanie Helfert and Markus K Diener and Lars Fischer and Markus W. B{\"u}chler and Peter P Nawroth},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={261 3},
  pages={421-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare surgical versus medical treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) remission and comorbidities in patients with a body mass index (BMI) less than 35 kg/m2. BACKGROUND Obesity surgery can achieve remission of T2DM and its comorbidities. Metabolic surgery has been proposed as a treatment option for diabetic patients with BMI less than 35 kg/m2 but the efficacy of metabolic surgery has not been conclusively determined. METHODS A systematic literature search identified… CONTINUE READING