TABLE 1

Characteristics of the study subjects

Asymptomatic-GBHypoglycemic-GBControl subjects
n121210
Age (years)47 ± 2 (31–58)39 ± 2 (30–53)43 ± 3 (27–56)
BMI (kg/m2)33 ± 1 (26–42)32 ± 2 (20–39)33 ± 2 (24–41)
BMI before surgery (kg/m2)52 ± 2 (42–63)52 ± 2 (43–74)
Total weight loss (kg)*53 ± 5 (23–82)56 ± 6 (30–96)
Initial weight loss (kg)**42 ± 5 (23–80)73 ± 8 (39–127)
Time after surgery (years)3.3 ± 0.3 (2–5)3.7 ± 0.4 (2–6)
Sex (male/female)3/91/112/8
History of T2DM (yes/no)3/93/90/10
  • Data are presented as means ± SEM (range) unless otherwise specified. T2DM, type 2 diabetes.

  • *Total weight loss since surgery.

  • **Initial weight loss at 6–12 months after surgery.