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Adjustable gastric banding plus conventional therapy improved glycaemic control in obese patients with type 2 diabetes

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J B Dixon

Dr J B Dixon, Monash University Medical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; john.dixon@med.monash.edu.au

STUDY DESIGN

Design:

randomised controlled trial.

Allocation:

unclear concealment.*

Blinding:

unblinded.*

STUDY QUESTION

Setting:

University Obesity Research Center in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Patients:

60 participants 20–60 years of age (mean age 47 y, 53% women) who had a body mass index of 30–40 kg/m2, had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the previous 2 years, and did not have renal impairment or diabetic retinopathy. Exclusion criteria were type 1 diabetes, diabetes secondary to a specific disease, or previous bariatric surgery; medical problems such as mental impairment, drug or alcohol addiction, recent major vascular events, internal malignancy, or portal hypertension; contraindications to either study intervention; and failure to attend 2 initial information visits.

Intervention:

LAGB using the pars flaccida technique plus CT (n = 30) or CT alone (n = 30). CT comprised access to a …

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