Fearful Of COVID-19, Many Suffering From Obesity Turning To Bariatric Surgery To Facilitate Weight LossIt's a major risk factor for bad outcomes from COVID-19. Obese patients face a higher risk for severe illness and death due to the virus.
Bariatric Surgery Could Become More Common Treatment, Help Prevent Life-Threatening DiseasesThe American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery has updated the guidelines for obesity surgery based on a patient's whole health rather than just BMI.
Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac ProblemsResearchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
Gov. Christie Discusses Weight Loss Surgery, Says Decision Not Career-Based"In terms of keeping it secret, it's nobody else's business," Christie said. "If asked about it, I wouldn't have lied about it. But it's nobody else's business but mine."