Grant: $504,677 - National Institutes of Health - Sep. 18, 2009
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Award Description: The sizable weight losses seen with bariatric surgery are often associated with improvements or resolution of several obesity-related comorbidities, including type 2 diabetes. The proposed project is designed to investigate the mechanism by which Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding lead to improvements in glycemia. In addition, the project will study the level of acceptance of surgical treatment of type II diabetes among physicians, providers, and insurance companies.
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Project Status: Not Started
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