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Bariatric Surgery Misconceptions

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Posted: December 14th, 2013

Misconception: ‘Most people who have metabolic and bariatric surgery regain their weight.’ As many as 50 percent of patients may regain a small amount of weight (approximately 5 percent) two years or more following their surgery. However, longitudinal studies find that most bariatric surgery patients maintain successful weight-loss long-term. ‘Successful’ weight-loss is arbitrarily defined as … Continue Reading