Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 21st, 2005
"Metabolic alterations such as insulin resistance are thought to underlie the endothelial dysfunction and low grade inflammation found in morbid obesity. Twenty-six morbidly obese patients, aged 39.0±10.0 (mean±SD), were evaluated before and 4.2±0.8 months after bariatric surgery. A marked increment in the insulin sensitivity index (SI ) and the endothelium-dependent vasodilatory response in a dorsal hand vein was observed after weight loss following bariatric surgery," scientists in Spain report.
"Circulating levels of E-selectin, P-selectin,...
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