Radical Weight Loss Surgery Removes 85 Percent of Patient's Stomach

The mound of pill bottles lying on Bob Brasell's chest kept growing. "This is for Lipari for diabetes," he said, plunking yet another pill bottle onto his hospital gown, "one of these every morning. This is Metformin, take two of these for diabetes every night...that's for cholesterol, I think." Those are just some of the 15 or so pills Brasell takes every day to battle the deadly health conditions associated with his obesity. At 320 pounds, Brasell is joining the growing ranks of thousands...Full Story
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