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Surgery is an option to achieve weight loss

...increasingly popular treatment is gastric bypass surgery. In the surgery, doctors...demonstrating that laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery has better outcomes. Dr...who received a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery versus an open procedure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-27/surgery-option-achieve-weigh
Carnie Wilson expecting her first child

LOS ANGELES - Carnie Wilson, whose gastric bypass surgery five years ago was broadcast on the Internet...Wilson. She lost 150 pounds after she underwent gastric bypass surgery in August 1999. Members of Wilson Phillips are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/17/ent_428740.shtml
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Across Georgia and South Carolina

...using a common weight-loss procedure known as gastric bypass surgery after two of their patients died from complications...Ash and John Souza performed both operations. Gastric bypass surgery is a common operation that aids weight loss by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/06/met_362611.shtml
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Gastric bypasses are godsends

...for its employees needing gastric bypass surgery ("Diet, not surgery...weight before opting for gastric bypass surgery. I would diet and would...pounds thinner because of gastric bypass surgery. It was the best Christmas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/24/let_429381.shtml
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...from 629 pounds to 243 pounds. What's amazing is that she was able to achieve the reduction without having gastric bypass surgery. Kathleen, you are such an inspiration to others. KUDOS TO ALL those who braved the rain to protest against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-21/rants-raves
Tax protests, goats making news this week

...Kendrick, but he lost.It looked like Beard was ahead of her time when she helped an obese city employee get gastric bypass surgery in 2004. The state of South Carolina announced it would pay for 100 obese government workers to get stomach-shrinking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-16/tax-protests-go
Gastric bypass surgery requires life-long diet changes

...pertaining to the use of bariatric surgeries to induce weight loss in the obese. The list of benefits associated with gastric bypass surgery include better diabetic control, healthier blood pressure, improved cholesterol and triglyceride levels, better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/09/let_343861.shtml
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Studies show benefits of exercise, bypass surgery for obese

...she said.After getting gastric bypass surgery in 2001, however, she has...severely obese, and for it gastric bypass surgery might be the best solution...with 418 patients who had gastric bypass surgery and compared them with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-18/studies-show-benefits-exerci
Bariatric surgery emerges as drastic remedy for obese kids

...viewed as suitable only for adults, is emerging as an option for children, a new pediatrics report says. Whether gastric bypass surgery, which shrinks the stomach from the size of a football to the size of an egg, might have long-term side effects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/07/tec_357143.shtml
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Political generosity sacrifices freedom

...fear, however. After gorging himself on 20,000 calories a day for years, Mason has been slated to receive gastric bypass surgery at a cost of $33,000 to taxpayers, the online Sun reported. His health care costs taxpayers an estimated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/03/let_557917.shtml
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