DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-128134/v1
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Abstract: Background Obesity is a major risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes and its complications. Significant weight loss has been shown to improve glycaemia in people with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and obesity. National and International guidelines recommend considering bariatric surgery for body mass index (BMI) ≥35 kg/m2. We assessed the proportion of people with T2DM meeting criteria for surgery, how many had been offered a bariatric/obesity service referral, and compared the characteristics of people w… Show more

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