Changes in the intestines may be responsible for reversal of diabetes after bariatric surgery

A new study helps explain changes in the intestines that may be responsible for the reversal of diabetes in people who undergo a type of bariatric surgery known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB). The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

“Bariatric surgery is the most effective option for obesity and its complications, such as type 2 diabetes,” said Margaret A. Stefater, M.D, Ph.D., the lead author of the study and a fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.

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2018-04-12T18:34:31+00:00