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Obesity

Obesity has a far-ranging negative effect on health. People who are overweight or obese are at increased risk for developing many different health conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and bone and joint disease.

Listed in the directory below are some topics related to obesity, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Overview of Obesity

Treatment of Obesity

Obesity Treatment Overview

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery

Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery

Maintaining Weight Loss

Preventing Obesity


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