Analysis examines benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens

01/31/2012 | Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), The

A small study in Pediatric Blood & Cancer revealed that extremely obese teens who underwent weight-loss surgery attained significant reductions in the amount of fats in the bloodstream and had a lower risk of type 2 diabetes two years after the procedure. The participants' average weight dropped from 396 pounds to 231 pounds after two years, researchers said.

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