The aim of this study is to assess the short term success and feasibility of ileal
transposition with sleeve gastrectomy in non-morbidly obese patients with poorly controlled
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1. Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes for 3 to 5 years.
2. Poorly controlled blood sugar despite standard of care* as demonstrated by HbA1c 8-11
for at least 6 months and 3 office visits. Standard of care is based on the ADA
(American Diabetes Association) guidelines which include nutrition, exercise,
education, behavior modification and pharmacological treatment. A co-investigator
endocrinologist will ensure that the above standard of care has been met.
3. BMI between 25.0 and 34.4.
4. Stable weight as determined by no more than a 3% change in body weight in the last 3
5. Age between 35 and 65 (both men and women will be included).
6. Able to provide Informed Consent.
7. Able to comply with follow-up procedures.
1. Previous history of major abdominal surgery which may lead to a hostile abdomen.
3. Patients who have an incurable malignant or debilitating disease
4. Serious uncorrectable impairment of coagulation (INR>1.4, PTT > + 3 secs), lungs,
kidney or heart
5. Diagnosed severe eating disorder
6. Use of medication for weight loss in the last 6 months
7. Untreated endocrine disorder
8. Active peptic ulcer
9. Untreated H. pylori
10. Cognitive Impairment
11. Diabetic autonomic neuropathy
12. Symptomatic gastroparesis