Is Gastric Bypass Surgery Effective for Keeping Weight Off FOr Good?

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By Molly Grady

There is more proof gastric bypass surgery is an effective way to lose weight and improve health for severely obese adults.

Researchers at the University of Utah looked at patients six years after they had the procedure.

Ninety-six percent of patients took off 10 percent of their body weight and kept it off in the long term.

Seventy-six percent lost 20 percent of their weight, and most diabetics who had the surgery saw their disease disappear.

 




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