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Bariatric Surgery - the opportunities and risks

No matter how much they diet or exercise, morbidly obese people are often unable to lose weight. More and more frequently bariatric, or weight-loss, surgery is being used. The aim is to make sure people suffering from obesity don't die of secondary disorders such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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