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When Diets Fail: Bypass Surgery

This is a continuation of yesterday’s piece titled “When Diets Fail” Reduction/Malabsorptive Reduction/malabsorptive surgeries alter the way food flows through the intestines, sometimes forcing the food to bypass entire sections—which is why these procedures are sometimes called “gastric bypass.” When … Continue reading

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When Diets Fail: Gastric Reduction Surgery

This is week one of a three-week series on gastric surgery. Here’s a hypothetical: You are obese, you have multiple medical problems and you have tried every diet under the sun, stars and moon without success. Is it time to … Continue reading

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