Effects of gastric bypass and banding for obesity on gastrointestinal function, body weight, glycaemia and symptoms [ 2010 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: A/Pr Nam Nguyen (Principal investigator)

Brief description The increasing incidence of obesity poses a significant impact on the health care system. Bariatric surgery not only achieves sustained weight loss but also reverses the associated complications. This proposal aims to examine the mechanisms that mediate weight loss, improvement in blood glucose control and symptoms after bariatric surgery. The results will provide insights into future development of minimally invasive interventions for the management of obesity and diabetes.

Funding Amount $AUD 444,086.91

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes New Investigator Grant

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