- By Vivien Williams
Mayo Clinic Minute: Weight Loss Surgery for Kids
There is a childhood obesity epidemic in the U.S., and Mayo Clinic experts say one 1 of 3 kids is overweight or obese. For some, eating fewer calories and exercising more helps them lose weight. But for others, it's not that easy. Severely obese kids are at increased risk of serious health complications, and some may benefit from weight loss surgery.
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