Bariatric Surgery Could Be Effective For More People

November 8, 2014 7:28 PM

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Obesity is a big problem in America. And while most people would benefit from a healthier diet, sometimes the issue is more complicated than just changing what you eat. Bariatric surgery, for one, can be quite effective, but many people probably don’t opt for it out of lack of knowledge for it safety and efficacy.

“The perception has been that gastric bypass is a very risky operation, but the reality is, it is safe, if not safer, than many of the most commonly performed surgeries in America,” explains study co-author Dr. Ali Aminian. Aminian is a clinical scholar of advanced metabolic and diabetes surgery at ...

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