SciCombinator

Discover the most talked about and latest scientific content & concepts.

Bariatric surgery versus conventional medical therapy for type 2 diabetes.

The New England journal of medicine | 27 Mar 2012

G Mingrone, S Panunzi, A De Gaetano, C Guidone, A Iaconelli, L Leccesi, G Nanni, A Pomp, M Castagneto, G Ghirlanda and F Rubino
Abstract
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion can markedly ameliorate diabetes in morbidly obese patients, often resulting in disease remission. Prospective, randomized trials comparing these procedures with medical therapy for the treatment of diabetes are needed.
Tweets*
85
Facebook likes*
15
Reddit*
0
News coverage*
3
Blogs*
9
SC clicks
1
Concepts
Duodenum, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 2, Medicine, Bariatrics, Gastric bypass surgery, Bariatric surgery, Obesity
MeSH headings
Adult, Analysis of Variance, Biliopancreatic Diversion, Body Mass Index, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Gastric Bypass, Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated, Humans, Hypoglycemic Agents, Insulin, Lipids, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Morbid, Remission Induction, Weight Loss
comments powered by Disqus

* Data courtesy of Altmetric.com