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Bariatric surgery helps achieve blood pressure control

In a trial published in 2019, 100 patients with obesity and hypertension (the majority of whom did not have diabetes mellitus) were randomized to gastric bypass or medical therapy alone. Patients randomized to gastric bypass were 6 times more likely to reduce ≥30% of the total number of antihypertensive medications while maintaining controlled blood pressure […]
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Why choose weight-loss surgery?

Why Surgery? Obesity is a common disease in the United States and the world. When a person has severe obesity and other medical problems like heart disease and kidney disease, surgery can be the most effective treatment. Many patients with obesity have tried to treat this on their own, with diet and exercise, but more […]
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