Key clinical point:
Major finding: The estimated cumulative diabetes remission rate 5 years after surgery, was 86% for Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and 84% for sleeve gastrectomy.
Study details: A cohort study with 9,710 adults with type 2 diabetes, who had bariatric surgery between Jan. 1, 2005, and Sept. 30, 2015.
Disclosures: The study was conducted using the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, which was funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Dr. McTigue and Dr. Liu had reported no conflicts of interest. Dr. Funk disclosed a Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development Career Development Award, and grants from the VA, National Institutes of Health, and American College of Surgeons.
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