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Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Mechanisms of Type 2 Diabetes


Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Mechanisms of Type 2 Diabetes




The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of bariatric surgery on blood sugar control and underlying mechanisms that contribute to type 2 diabetes in men and women with a BMI between 27 and 42. Sixty subjects will be randomized to either undergo the roux-en-y gastric bypass operation or intensive medical, dietary and exercise management.

Study Status: Active, not recruiting


Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes
Procedure: laparoscopic roux en y gastric bypass operation
Other: medical management

Verified by The Cleveland Clinic July, 2013

Sponsored by: The Cleveland Clinic
Information provided by: The Cleveland Clinic identifier: NCT01278823

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Department of Pathobiology
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

John Kirwan, PhD., Principal Investigator

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