Diabetes and gastric pouch decisive factors in weight loss in gastric bypass patients

US researchers have identified two factors; diabetes and post-surgical pouch size as the decisive factors of weight loss in patient of post gastric bypass. Initial BMI, sociodemographic variables, other obesity-related comorbidities, and surgical factors - including surgical approach, gastrojejunostomy technique, and alimentary limb length - were not associated with weight loss outcomes.

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