Type 2 Diabetes Remission Rates After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Gastric Banding: Results of the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery Study | Diabetes Care

CONCLUSIONS – Diabetes remission up to 3 years after RYGBP and LAGB was proportionally higher with increasing postsurgical weight loss. However, the nearly twofold greater weight loss–adjusted likelihood of diabetes remission in subjects undergoing RYGBP than LAGB suggests unique mechanisms contributing to improved glucose metabolism beyond weight loss after RYGBP.

Source: Type 2 Diabetes Remission Rates After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Gastric Banding: Results of the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery Study | Diabetes Care

Case Report: Gastric Band Migration

Serious respiratory problems, including lung damage, can result from malfunction of adjustable gastric bands implanted in obese patients, said British doctors in a case report.

via Medical News: Case Report: Gastric Band Migrates – in Primary Care, Obesity from MedPage Today.

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