Table 2

Factors that affect the odds of insulin cessation after bariatric surgery, identified using regression analysis of the overall BOLD cohort

Early (1 month)Late (12 months)
Sex (% male)1.02 (0.88–1.19)0.85 (0.75–0.96)
Race (% Caucasian)0.94 (0.83–1.10)0.95 (0.85–1.05)
Procedure (% RYGB)2.21 (1.88–2.61)1.57 (1.34–1.84)
Age (years)0.98 (0.98–1.00)0.98 (0.98–0.99)
Preoperative BMI (kg/m2)1.00 (0.99–1.01)1.01 (1.00–1.02)
%EBWL1.03 (1.02–1.04)1.02 (1.02–1.03)
  • Data are presented as odds ratio (95% CI).

  • Boldface indicates factors with statistically significant impact at each stage.

  • P < 0.01.

  • P < 0.05.