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Substantial Weight Loss Three Years After Bariatric Surgery for Severely Obese Individuals

The JAMA Report

For many who are severely obese, bariatric surgery can offer an effective way to lose weight. It can also help reduce blood sugar, cholesterol levels and blood pressure. But what about years after the procedure? A new study examined outcomes for severely obese individuals three years after undergoing two common gastric bypass procedures. Catherine Dolf has more in this week’s JAMA Report.