Why weight-loss surgery cures diabetes: New clues

10 julio 2014

Scientists are a step closer to understanding why diabetes is cured in the majority of patients that undergo gastric bypass surgery. «Our research centered on enteroendocrine cells that ‘taste’ what we eat and in response release a cocktail of hormones that communicate with the pancreas, to control insulin release to the brain, to convey the sense of being full and to optimize and maximize digestion and absorption of nutrients,» said the study’s team leader.