As America’s collective waistline continues to expand, bariatric surgery remains an often untapped resource.
Patients are reading headlines such as, “Obesity Research Confirms Long-term Weight Loss Almost Impossible,” but what messages are they receiving from physicians and insurance companies?
Obesity is a major health problem worldwide, and it has reached epidemic proportion in Western society. Evidence that obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality continues to accumulate.
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