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Bariatric Surgery: A life-changing approach to weight loss

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, 60 percent of American women are overweight, and in that group more than one-third are considered obese. Obesity negatively impacts the health of women in many ways. Being overweight or obese increases the relative risk of diabetes and coronary artery disease in women. Women who are obese have an added higher risk of lower back pain and knee osteoarthritis.