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West Virginia and Mississippi may have the two highest obesity rates in the nation but rank 25th and 45th in the country when it comes to the number of weight-loss surgeries per capita, and have two of the worst state economies, according to a new analysis of factors that may determine utilization of bariatric surgery in the 50 states plus the nation’s capital.
Patients with severe obesity who get weight-loss surgery cut their risk of developing coronary heart disease by about 40 percent, according to a new study from Cleveland Clinic Florida researchers who presented their findings* today at ObesityWeek℠ 2018
People with diabetes and severe obesity who had metabolic surgery were much less likely to die from diabetes or any other cause than those who received drug therapy alone, according to a new meta-analysis by German researchers who presented their findings today at ObesityWeek℠ 2018
New Cleveland Clinic Study Shows Bariatric Surgery May Have Protective Effect After Heart Failure
Patients who have previously undergone weight-loss or bariatric surgery, and later suffer unrelated heart failure, cut their risk of dying in half compared to those who did not have surgery, according to a new study from Cleveland Clinic researchers who presented their findings* today at ObesityWeek℠ 2018