Last updated on June 2008

Clinical Evaluation of the Effect of Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass on Type 2 Diabetes


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Type II Diabetes
  • Age: Between 20 - 65 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other:
    Adults age 20-65 years
    Clinical diagnosis of type II diabetes buy on of the following three criteria
    (American Diabetes Association)
    A normal or high C-peptide level (to exclude type 1 diabetes) (>.9ng/ml)
    A random plasma glucose of 200mg/dl or more with typical symptom of diabetes
    A fasting plasma glucose of 126mg/dl or more on more than one occasion
    BMI 22-34 KG/m2
    Patients on oral hypoglycemic medications or insulin to control T2DM
    Inadequate control of diabetes as defined as HbA1c>7.5
    No contraindication for surgery or General Anesthesia as determined by
    multidisciplinary surgical team
    Ability to understand and describe the mechanism of action of ricks and benefits of
    the operation

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • Patients who meet any of the following exclusion criteria will be exclusion criteria
    will be excluded from enrollment into the study
    Enrolled in another clinical study which involves and investigational drug
    Diagnosis type 1 diabetes
    Pregnancy (all female patients will have beta HCG) or planned pregnancy within 2
    years of entry into the study or unwilling to use reliable contraceptive method
    Previous gastric or esophageal surgery
    Immunosuppressive drugs including corticosteroids
    Coagulopathy (INR>1.5 or platelets<50,000/ul)
    Anemia (Hgb<10.0g/dl)

Recruitment Status: Open


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