Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

Obesity has become a global health issue that contributes to a variety of severe and burdensome illnesses, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. Bariatric surgery is a term that refers to a variety of procedures used to treat obesity in people. This is accomplished by using a gastric band to reduce the size of the stomach, or by resecting and re-directing the small intestine to a tiny stomach pouch, or by resecting and re-directing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch.

 

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