According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity affects approximately 60 million adults in the United States, and over the past 25 years the proportion of obesity in adults has nearly doubled. The health effects associated with obesity can contribute to as many as thirty serious medical conditions, putting millions of lives at risk. For those who experience morbidly obese circumstances – where diet and exercise don’t result in successful or sufficient weight reduction – hope remains. Surgical weight loss is a breakthrough treatment that has given these patients the ability to reverse this dangerous trend, resulting in healthier, more satisfying lives. (816)
Combining poignant storytelling with scientific rationale, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind explores the latest progress in health and wellness issues, through personal stories and medical breakthroughs that are redefining health care treatment.
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