New Study May Explain How Weight-loss Surgery Reverses Type 2 Diabetes

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 06:21 in Health & Medicine

( -- A team of researchers, led by a UC Davis veterinary endocrinologist, has shown for the first time that a surgical procedure in rats that is similar to bariatric surgery in humans can delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. The researchers also have identified biochemical changes caused by the surgeries that may be responsible for that delay.

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