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A Guide to Understanding Weight Loss Surgery

weight-loss-surgeryIs your Body Mass Index over 40? Are you suffering from the ill-effects of obesity? Has your weight led to type-2 diabetes?

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery might be the answer for you. This surgery involves reducing the size of the stomach by implanting a gastric banding device, through removal of a portion of the stomach or by re-routing the small intestines to a small stomach pouch.

This Bright Hub guide sheds light on the various types and procedures of weight loss surgery, and provides comprehensive expert information on the various issues related to the surgery such as the need to undertake it, the implications, after-effects, risk factors, diet, and other relevant information.

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