Suprise result as bypass beats banding for diabetes remission
PEOPLE with type 2 diabetes undergoing bariatric surgery are considerably more likely to experience remission with a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, compared with gastric banding.
The finding comes from a US observational study of more than 600 people with diabetes. It shows that after three years, 69% of those who had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) were in remission from their diabetes, compared with only 30% in the laparoscopic gastric banding group.
Even after adjusting for baseline and post-surgical weight as well as other differences