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Gastric Bypass Surgeries are any of a group of similar operations used to treat morbid obesity - the severe accumulation of excess weight as fatty tissue - and the health problems (comorbidities) it causes.
Hormone that suppresses food intake could be used as potential treatment for obesity

Hormone that suppresses food intake could be used as potential treatment for obesity

Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective therapy to treat type 2 diabetes

Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective therapy to treat type 2 diabetes

Diet, not gastric bypass surgery, accounts for improved health

Diet, not gastric bypass surgery, accounts for improved health

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications

Slightly elevated blood glucose levels can trigger major changes in insulin-producing cells

Slightly elevated blood glucose levels can trigger major changes in insulin-producing cells

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Study:  Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Study: Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery associated with higher risk of additional procedures

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery associated with higher risk of additional procedures

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Obesity associated with reduced taste sensation

Obesity associated with reduced taste sensation

Implantable brain chip could solve obesity epidemic

Implantable brain chip could solve obesity epidemic

New injection helps reduce body weight, glucose levels in patients with obesity

New injection helps reduce body weight, glucose levels in patients with obesity

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems

Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

Bariatric surgery changes the way our body senses food

Bariatric surgery changes the way our body senses food