Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Many obese patients are undergoing gastric banding surgery to lose weight. Placing a band around the stomach reduces one's appetite. A new study by the Journal of the American Medical Association supports gastric bypass for patients with Type 2 diabetes. Is this the right step for you?

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sigrid, Community Member, posted Diabetes and hypertension are leading… My son Ian had kidney cancer when he was a baby. He is fine, but our…

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My Bariatric Life, Health Guide, commented on Weight Loss Surgery and Bone Loss You are absolutely correct about the weight-loss surgery not replacing good eating…

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Mary J, Community Member, commented on Gastric banding for diabetes In the UK the gastric band operation is available for free on the NHS . See…

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My Bariatric Life, Health Guide, commented on Is Gastric Bypass Surgery a Cure? You may find this of interest: One study investigated the rate of type 2 diabetes…

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