Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 20th, 2009
"Adjustable gastric banding is associated with lowered proinsulin but after RYGBP information is scant. Twenty-one non-diabetic morbidly obese patients who underwent RYGBP surgery were evaluated before (baseline), at 12 months (first follow-up), and at 42 months, range 36-50 (second follow-up), after surgery and compared to a control group, matched at baseline regarding fasting glucose, insulin, proinsulin, alanine aminotransferase (ALT), high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and body...
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