Gastric Bypass and the Need to Lose Weight

Gastric Bypass and the Need to Lose Weight

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Basically, gastric bypass is a form of surgery wherein a patient is helped to lose weight through the process of changing how the small intestine and the stomach handle the foods that are consumed. When the operation is complete, the stomach then becomes smaller and a person feels full when consuming even less food. Technically, the food that had been eaten no longer goes to the parts of the small intestine and stomach that break them down. This event keeps the body from absorbing the calories from the food that are consumed.However, with Flums study, it was shown that the long term risk for death is significantly lower to people who have undergone a gastric bypass surgery compare to those people who are obese but did not submit for the operation. Furthermoreanbsp;...

Title:Gastric Bypass and the Need to Lose Weight
Author:Charles Christopher Thornton
Publisher:BookCountry - 2013-09-24


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