ScienceBlog – Why type 2 diabetes sometimes disappears after gastric bypass surgery

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A research team led by Nicholas Stylopoulos, HMS assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, has identified the small intestine—widely believed to be a passive organ—as the major contributor to the body’s metabolism, based on a study in rats. The report appears in the July 26, 2013, issue of Science.

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