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Gastric banding

Weight loss surgery can help overweight people treat type 2 diabetes

Weightloss surgery or gastric banding can play a crucial role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight. This information was a part of the research which was conducted by Monash University.

Apr 08, 2014, 22:10 PM IST

Gastric surgery cuts heart attack risk by half in obese people

Researchers have said that obese people who have stomach surgery to help them lose weight will halve their risk of heart attack.

Mar 30, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Gastric banding an effective long-term obesity solution

Hundreds of obese patients who had lap-band surgery maintained an average weight loss of 26 kilograms for more than a decade after their procedure, an Australian study shows.

Jan 19, 2013, 10:04 AM IST