Study: Surgery boosts metabolic markers, insulin sensitivity in women

05/16/2014 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Obese women who underwent bariatric surgery attained a 33% reduction in body weight, lower adipocyte volume and better metabolic markers following the procedure, a study in Diabetes Care says. Researchers also found that surgery-induced decline in fat-cell size was strongly correlated to improved insulin sensitivity in patients.

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