Saturday, October 18, 2008

Gastric Bypass is not the Best for Diabetics and Larger Pouche Size

Gastric bypass surgery is one of the successful means of losing weight permanently.
Yet examination of data from 361 patients who underwent gastric bypass revealed that 5-15 percent of patients do not lose weight successfully. Diabetes and having a larger size of the stomach pouch after gastric bypass surgery were independently associated with poor weight loss. Read the details...
Factors Associated With Poor Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Surgery Identified

Source : Science Daily

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