• By Dennis Douda

Mayo Clinic Minute: Balloon Helps Fight Obesity

July 5, 2016

medical illustration of intragastric balloon for weight lossUp to one-third of the population is considered moderately obese. Many people could use medical help to lose weight, but don’t qualify for gastric bypass surgery. So, Mayo Clinic experts are turning to a number of less invasive — even reversible — options to improve patients’ health. Dennis Douda reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: A broadcast-quality video pkg (1:09) without graphics is in the downloads. Read the script

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