Age (years) Score
<40 0
40-49 1
50-59 2
≥60 3
HbA1c  
<6.5% 0
6.5-6.9 2
7-8.9 4
≥9 6
Other diabetes drugs  
No SU or Insulin-sensitising agent other than metformin 0
SU or Insulin-sensitising agent other than metformin 3
Treatment with insulin  
No 0
Yes 10
SU: sulphonylurea
A lower DiaRem score is associated with a greater likelihood of diabetes remission following RYGB surgery
Table 2: The DiaRem Score [34]