Dramatic health improvements seen among weight-loss surgery patients

10/13/2004 | USA Today · MSNBC

In addition to losing substantial amounts of weight, severely obese people who undergo gastric bypass surgeries also often see tremendous improvements in other health issues, a new study says. Researchers say among the patients who had the operation there was a 70% to 80% reduction in cases of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea and high cholesterol.

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