Bariatric bypass leads to lower cholesterol in obese

06/12/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Grade 3 obese participants who underwent either gastric banding or bariatric bypass surgery showed similar improvements in body weight, blood glucose and insulin levels and triglycerides, a study in Diabetes Care indicated. However, only those in the bariatric bypass group attained significant increases in serum 7-alpha-OH-cholesterol levels, researchers noted.

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