Tag : Bariatric Surgery

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New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity

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Severe obesity affects 4.5 million children and adolescents in the United States, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Source link...
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Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

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The good news: bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teens. Not only do young people experience dramatic weight loss, they also benefit...
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Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

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Weight-loss surgery has long been shown to improve or resolve diabetes, reduce heart attacks and stroke and produce significant weight loss, but the operation has...
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Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

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Patients with severe obesity who had bariatric or weight-loss surgery and lost more than 20% of their total weight were 50% less likely to develop...
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Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

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Pediatricians are often reluctant to recommend bariatric surgery for teenagers, but a Rutgers-led study concludes it is a justifiable treatment for adolescents with persistent extreme...

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