Roux-en-Y bests sleeve gastrectomy in glycemic response, diabetes relapse rate

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is associated with larger and more persistent improvements in glycemic response and a 25% lower rate of type 2 diabetes relapse when compared with sleeve gastrectomy, according to findings published in JAMA Surgery.“Studies focusing on the two most common bariatric procedures, sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, show mixed evidence in terms of type 2 diabetes outcomes, especially in the longer term,” Kathleen McTigue, MD, MPH, MS, associate professor of medicine and epidemiology and director, clinical scientist track, internal medicineRead More

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