Alcohol use disorder risk higher for teens who undergo metabolic, bariatric surgery

Nearly half of adolescent patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or vertical sleeve gastrectomy had increased alcohol use and were at risk for alcohol-related harm and problems within 8 years of surgery, according to study results.“We undertook this investigation for two reasons: First, literature suggests that adults who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and vertical sleeve gastrectomy are at increased risk for alcohol use disorders,” Gretchen E. White, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, epidemiology and clinical and translational science at the University ofRead More

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