Updates in weight loss surgery and gastrointestinal peptides.

  title={Updates in weight loss surgery and gastrointestinal peptides.},
  author={M S Svane and Kirstine N Bojsen-M\oller and Sten Madsbad and Jens Juul Holst},
  journal={Current opinion in endocrinology, diabetes, and obesity},
  volume={22 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy are referred to as 'metabolic surgery' due to hormonal shifts with impacts on diabetes remission and weight loss. The purpose of this review is to summarize recent findings in mechanisms underlying beneficial effects of weight loss surgery. RECENT FINDINGS Importantly, gut hormone secretion is altered after RYGB and sleeve gastrectomy due to accelerated transit of nutrients to distal parts of the small intestine, leading… CONTINUE READING
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