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Bellaire, Texas 77494


The purpose of the study is to determine if by performing surgery we can cure Type II Diabetes. The surgical procedures: 1. a sleeve gastrectomy, cutting out a portion of the stomach, which provides restriction of caloric intake and rapid gastric emptying. 2. ileal transposition which involves repositioning a 150cm segment of the ileum into the jejunum causing improved glucose homeostasis.


Inclusion Criteria: - age- 21-55 years. - Body Mass Index between 25-35 kf/m2. - currently being treated for type 2 diabetes mellitus with oral hypoglycemic, insulin or both for the at least 3 years. - Documented HbA1c>7.5% for at least 3 months. - Stable weight for 3 months (+/-) - Evidence of stable medical treatment for diabetes over the past 12 months. - Able to provide informed consent -Female subject agrees to participate in accepted birth control methods - Exclusion Criteria: - Type I diabetes/juvenile onset - C-Peptid levels below 1.0 ng/ml - Previous major upper abdominal surgery --Pregnant or plans to become pregnant with in the next 12 months - Current Malignancy - Severe pulmonary, cardia, or renal disease - Eating disorders such as bulimia or binge-eating - Severe mental health disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder - Obesity due to other metabolic disorders - taking appetite suppressants - currently abusing illicit drugs,alcohol or using tobacco products - Unable to provide informed consent - Unwillingness or unable to comply with study procedures - any condition that deems them unsuitable for the study in the opinion of the investigators



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Brad E Snyder, MD
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

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Location Contact:

Bellaire, Texas 77494
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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