Bariatric Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Reversal: The Risks

May 2011
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS361
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the risks associated with bariatric surgery done on people with type 2 diabetes. According to the findings of the Nurses' Health Study, it was revealed that there is a direct relationship between increasing body mass index (BMI) and relative risk of premature death. The types of bariatric procedures include laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, Roux-en-Y gastric (RYGBP), biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) gastric bypass, BPD with duodenal switch, and sleeve gastrectomy.


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