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Postprandial Nutrient Handling and Gastrointestinal Secretion of Hormones After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs Sleeve Gastrectomy



Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) induce substantial weight loss and improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes, but it is not clear whether these occur via the same mechanism. We compared absorption rates of glucose and protein, as well as profiles of gastro-entero-pancreatic hormones, in patients who had undergone SG or RYGB vs controls.

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