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The Role of Sleeve Gastrectomy
on Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Sabri Özdaş1, Serdar Olt2*, Mehmet
University Medical Faculty, Department of General Surgery, Adıyaman, Turkey;
2Adıyaman University Medical Faculty, Department of Internal
Medicine, Adıyaman, Turkey; 3Adıyaman University Medical Faculty,
Department of Radiology, Adıyaman, Turkey
investigate the effect of bariatric surgery on HbA1c and serum cortisol
levels in morbidly obese patients without type 2 diabetes mellitus.
MATERIALS AND METHODS:
Twenty-nine patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy and whose body mass
index was> 40 were included in the present study. Patients' files were
reviewed retrospectively. Those with diabetes mellitus and those with age
<18 were excluded from the study. Pre-operative and 1-year post operative
data were documented. The obtained data were analysed by SPSS statistical
The mean age of the patients was 27.4 ± 8.4. 5 of the patients were male,
and 24 were female. The mean body mass index of the patients was 44 ± 2.3. 1
patient [3.4%] had hypertension. Four patients [13.7%] had gastroesophageal
reflux disease. The number of smokers was 7 [24.1%], and the number of
alcohol users was 3 [10.3%]. There was a statistically significant decrease
in HbA1c, body mass index values after operation [p value <0.01], but
cortisol was not different [p value = 0.72].
In this present study we found that bariatric surgery caused a significant
decrease in HbA1c levels in non-diabetic patients, suggesting that bariatric
surgery may prevent Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in obese patients.
Citation: Özdaş S, Olt S, Şirik M. The Role of
Sleeve Gastrectomy on Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Open Access Maced
J Med Sci. https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2017.074
Keywords: Bariatric Surgery; Sleeve Gastrectomy; Type 2 Diabetes
Mellitus; HbA1c; Blood Sugar Regulation.
*Correspondence: Serdar Olt. Adıyaman University Medical Faculty,
Department of Internal Medicine, Adıyaman, Turkey. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: 13-Mar-2017; Revised: 22-Apr-2017; Accepted: 05-Jun-2017; Online
Copyright: © 2017 Sabri Özdaş, Serdar Olt, Mehmet Şirik. This is an open-access article distributed under the
terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
License (CC BY-NC 4.0).
Funding: This research did not receive any financial support.
Competing Interests: Publication of this paper has been supported by
Roche Macedonia DOOEL Skopje.
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- Özdaş S
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