Weight-independent changes in blood glucose homeostasis after gastric bypass or vertical sleeve gastrectomy in rats.

@article{Chambers2011WeightindependentCI,
  title={Weight-independent changes in blood glucose homeostasis after gastric bypass or vertical sleeve gastrectomy in rats.},
  author={Adam P. Chambers and Lene Jessen and Karen Koeninger Ryan and Stephanie R. Sisley and Hilary E. Wilson-P{\'e}rez and Margaret A. Stefater and Shrawan G Gaitonde and Joyce E. Sorrell and Mouhamadoul Toure and Jos{\'e} Berger and David A D'Alessio and Stephen Woods and Randy J Seeley and Darleen A Sandoval},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={141 3},
  pages={950-8}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) reduce weight and improve glucose metabolism in obese patients, although it is not clear if metabolic changes are independent of weight loss. We investigated alterations in glucose metabolism in rats following RYGB or VSG. METHODS Rats underwent RYGB or VSG and were… CONTINUE READING