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Body Weight, Insulin Resistance, and Serum Adipokine Levels 2 Years after 2 Types of Bariatric Surgery

Clinically severe obesity is associated with premature death and disability from heart disease and cancer. Gastric bypass surgery is an effective tool to induce sustained weight loss and normalization of metabolic parameters. Abstract Objective Bariatric surgery reverses obesity-related comorbidities, including type 2 diabetes mellitus. Several studies have already described differences in anthropometrics and body composition […]

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Weight and Type 2 Diabetes after Bariatric Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

As the incidence of obesity-induced type 2 diabetes mellitus continues to increase worldwide, medical research indicates that surgery to reduce obesity can completely eliminate all manifestations of diabetes. Abstract Background The prevalence of obesity-induced type 2 diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide. The objective of this review and meta-analysis is to determine the impact of bariatric […]

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Gastric Banding or Bypass? A Systematic Review Comparing the Two Most Popular Bariatric Procedures

There has been a 10-fold increase in bariatric surgeries during the past decade. In comparison studies of gastric bypass and gastric banding, weight loss, resolution of obesity-related comorbidities, and patient satisfaction have been greater after gastric bypass. Abstract ObjectiveBariatric surgical procedures have increased exponentially in the United States. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is now promoted […]

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