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Table 4 Glucose (mg/dl), insulin-values (μU/ml) and HOMA-index in patients (n=14) before and after bariatric surgery (Data are expressed in mean ± SD); the indicated p-value relates to the comparison before-after surgery (as measured by Wilcoxon-test)

From: Effect of sleeve gastrectomy on postprandial lipoprotein metabolism in morbidly obese patients

  Before surgery After surgery Change [%] p
Fasting       
Glucose 100.1 ±25.2 98.9 ±23.9 −1.3 0.551
Insulin 28.9 ±18.1 13.9 ±5.9 −51.9 0.004
HOMA 6.8 ±3.4 3.5 ±2.1 −47.9 0.011