Weight loss and incretin responsiveness improve glucose control independently after gastric bypass surgery.

@article{Bose2010WeightLA,
  title={Weight loss and incretin responsiveness improve glucose control independently after gastric bypass surgery.},
  author={Mousumi Bose and J{\'u}lio Vin{\'i}cius de Souza Teixeira and Blanca Oliv{\'a}n and Baani Bawa and Sara Arias and Sriram Machineni and F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer and Phillip E Scherer and Blandine Laferr{\`e}re},
  journal={Journal of diabetes},
  year={2010},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={47-55}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to determine the mechanisms underlying Type 2 diabetes remission after gastric bypass (GBP) surgery by characterizing the short- and long-term changes in hormonal determinants of blood glucose. METHODS Eleven morbidly obese women with diabetes were studied before and 1, 6, and 12 months after GBP; eight non-diabetic morbidly obese women were used as controls. The incretin effect was measured as the difference in insulin levels in response to oral… CONTINUE READING

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