Bariatric surgery and prevention of type 2 diabetes in Swedish obese subjects

Source: New England Journal of Medicine, 2012, 367 (8), p.695-704.

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: 23rd August, 2012.

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: This non-randomised, prospective, controlled study examined the effects of bariatric surgery on the prevention of type 2 diabetes. Follow up of bariatric surgery patients and their matched controls noted that bariatric surgery was markedly more efficient than usual treatment of type 2 diabetes in obese patients.

Length of publication: 10 pages.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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