ea0025p149 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2011
, Sathyapalan Thozhukat
, Sedman Peter
, Kilpatrick Eric
, Atkin Stephen
Background: Obesity is associated with increased insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk leading to atherosclerosis. Bariatric surgery has been shown to improve some of these factors in obese patients with glucose intolerance. A form of bariatric surgery is the Roux-en-Y procedure which can result in greater weight loss and restriction with less malabsorption than other procedures (such as the bilious-pancreatic diversion); but the effect of some ...