Study: Bariatric Surgery A Safe Weight-Loss Option

Jaylene Verhelst, 33, worried that like many in her family before her, obesity would take her on a path towards heart disease and diabetes. Hollace Jacovetty, 61, feared that she was too old to take any drastic measure to reduce her weight. But both women were able to lose 100 pounds after undergoing a major operation known as bariatric surgery. The procedure has shown results in helping obese but determined patients lose weight and keep most of it off. However, it has drawn some negative...Full Story
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