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Question 6#

In addition to weight loss, the benefits of RYGB include all of the following EXCEPT:

A) Reduced long-term mortality
B) Resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus
C) Resolution of sleep apnea
D) Resolution of craving for sweets

Correct Answer is D


The long-term benefits of RYGB include a high incidence of resolution of the comorbidities of obesity, such as type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea, and a reduced mortality risk due to these and other illnesses. The success of the operation is dependent upon the patient's success in adopting a healthy eating habit, despite continued cravings for snacks and sweets.