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Fig. 1 | Cardiovascular Diabetology

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From: The pro-inflammatory marker soluble suppression of tumorigenicity-2 (ST2) is reduced especially in diabetic morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery

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Weight and sST2 concentrations are decreased after bariatric surgery. Box-whisker plot showing BMI (a) and serum sST2 concentrations (pg/mL) before and 1 year after bariatric surgery (be) and stratified according to the presence of diabetes (c) and gender (d, males and e, females). sST2 was determined in samples obtained before and 1 year after bariatric surgery as indicated in Methods. NGT: normal glucose tolerance

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