TITLE

An Overview of Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connell, Thomas L.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Diabetes;Summer2004, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
13857533

 

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