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Gastric Bypass Surgery: One Patient’s Journey

The first bariatric surgery was performed 60 years ago. Mayo Clinic studies have shown it’s not only the most effective way to lose large amounts weight, but also one of the most effective solutions for obese people with type 2 diabetes. Beyond the operating room, however, it requires a total [...]

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Who is a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Scott Lynch on who might be a candidate for bariatric surgery. To listen, click the link below. Who's a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery

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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the February 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — Here are highlights from the February issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial [...]

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Gastric Bypass: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Sarr describes gastric bypass surgery. To listen, click the link below. Gastric Bypass

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric or weight loss surgery can be a life changing procedure.  But, as we hear in this Medical Edge Radio segment featuring Dr. James Swain, it's not a magic bullet. To listen, click the link below. Bariatric Surgery

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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Bariatric Surgery Increases Broken Bone Risk

Bariatric surgery -- limiting the intake of the stomach -- is becoming an increasingly common treatment for obesity. It has side effects, however, including a newly documented risk for bone fractures. Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Elizabeth Haglind, M.D., is presenting the findings at the Society of Endocrinology Annual Meeting.

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