Weight Loss Through the Use of Intestinal Barrier Sleeves, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen and University of Cincinnati Study

Published: Oct 11, 2013

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Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum M√ľnchen in cooperation with the University of Cincinnati, USA, have discovered that the placement of a non-permeable tube in the small intestine leads to reduced nutrient absorption and consequently to reduced obesity and enhanced glucose metabolism. These findings are published in the current issue of the British medical journal 'Gut'.

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