ea0028p202 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2012
, Cheruvu Chandra
, Clayton Richard
, Varughese George
, Varadhan Lakshminarayanan
Introduction: Bariatric surgery is an important treatment option for morbid obesity. The current guidelines recommend testing and supplementation of vitamin D postoperatively. The aim of our study was to assess the need for preoperative proactive supplementation of vitamin D. Methods All patients who had restrictive bariatric surgery (laparoscopic gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy) between January 2010 and June 2011 were included. Data was collected retrospectively from com...