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.

View Full Article in:

Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Regulatory Compliance Specialist
MJHS
Brooklyn, NY
Director of Utilization Management
Meridian Health Plan
Chicago, IL
Senior Manager, Healthcare Reform
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Regulatory Senior Managing/Principal Engineer/Scientist
Exponent
Menlo Park, CA
Director of Claims
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI