The Diabetes Surgery Summit consensus conference: recommendations for the evaluation and use of gastrointestinal surgery to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.

OBJECTIVES To develop guidelines for the use of gastrointestinal surgery to treat type 2 diabetes and to craft an agenda for further research. BACKGROUND Increasing evidence demonstrates that bariatric surgery can dramatically ameliorate type 2 diabetes. Not surprisingly, gastrointestinal operations are now being used throughout the world to treat… (More)