Tag: bariatric surgery

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: The Physical, Social...

The U.S. obesity prevalence was already approaching an alarming 45 percent of the population before the COVID pandemic. That rate...

November 12, 2021

Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

More than one-third of American adults are considered obese. It’s not just about being overweight. Obesity is linked to the...

November 10, 2021

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