What to expect from your surgery: Week 2
We are now in Week 2 of our 12 week series of blog posts dealing with the expectations one might have going into any kind of bariatric surgery. Without further adieu, let's address this week's topic:
You will have fewer co-morbidities.
Diabetes resolution or near resolution can be expected within 48 hours to 12 weeks, depending on the degree of severity. The mechanism of resolution is not primarily through weight loss, but through modification of certain gut peptides, notably GLP-1 and GIP. Other co-morbidities will improve in a similar manner.