An Overview of Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery

O'Connell, Thomas L.
June 2004
Clinical Diabetes;Summer2004, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p115
Academic Journal
Focuses on the problem of obesity and its surgical treatment in the U.S. Overview of obesity as a nutritional disorder and disease; Complications and risks associated with obesity; Medical costs in treating obesity including non-surgical and surgical treatment; Improvement in comorbidities with weight loss surgery.


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