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Mechanism for Improved Insulin Sensitivity after Gastric Bypass Surgery
(East Carolina University, 2008-12)
Context: Surgical treatments of obesity have been shown to induce rapid and prolonged improvements in insulin sensitivity. Objective: The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of gastric bypass surgery and the ...
Is type II diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) a surgical disease?
(East Carolina University, 1992-06)
Since February 1, 1980, 515 morbidly obese patients have undergone the Greenville gastric bypass (GGB) operation. Of these, 212 (41.2%) were euglycemic, 288 (55.9%) were either diabetic or had glucose intolerance, and ...
Diabetes: No Longer a Hopeless Disease
RCAW Lifetime Achievement Award
Diabetes: The Evolution of a New Paradigm
(East Carolina University, 2004-01)
Who would have thought it? An operation proves to be the most effective therapy for adult-onset diabetes mellitus.
(East Carolina University, 1995-09)
OBJECTIVE: This report documents that the gastric bypass operation provides long-term control for obesity and diabetes. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Obesity and diabetes, both notoriously resistant to medical therapy, continue ...