Baseline HbA1c, weight loss after bariatric surgery predict type 2 diabetes relapse

Among adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery and experienced diabetes remission at their first follow-up appointment, baseline HbA1c and excess body weight loss 1 year after surgery were independent predictors of diabetes relapse over 5 years, according to findings published in the International Journal of Obesity.

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