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Diabetes remission rates after 2 common weight-loss surgeries

JAMA Surgery

What The Study Did: Researchers examined associations between two of the most common weight-loss surgeries on type 2 diabetes outcomes by comparing diabetes remission and relapse rates, glycemic control and weight loss after five years among 9,700 adults with type 2 diabetes who had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy.

Authors: Kathleen McTigue, M.D., of the University of Pittsburgh, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0087)

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