Wednesday, August 05, 2015

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Surgery can be an option for extreme cases of obesity.  Such a drastic action would be used to reduce the rate of heart problems, high blood pressure, sleep apnea or diabetes.  There are two major types of surgery associated with obesity: Restrictive Banding Procedures, where parts of the stomach is closed off in order to restrict the amount of food that can be consumed, and Malabsorption Bypass Procedures, in which parts of the intestine are bypassed, restricting the amount of food that can be absorbed.

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  Cameron weighed 350 pounds before bariatric weight-loss surgery.   Cameron McCulloch, father and grandfather, recently took the bariatric plunge and undwent weight-loss surgery. Cameron was once slim and in good health, but his talents as a salesman grew both his finances and his waistline.     After years on the…

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