Wight loss made easier for teenagers-0645

March 9th, 2011
Wight loss made easier for teenagers-0645

Anew study reported in the ‘Journal of Clinical Obesity’ has found that surgery can of great help to severely obese teens who are trying to shed the pounds.

It is bariatic surgery that this claim is based on, what is a multitude of surgical procedures that are done to limit the amount of food a person can eat or digest.

Ange Aikenhead of the International Association for the Study of Obesity in London, England undertook the research.

Only those under the age of nineteen were reported on from much searching through data, of which the participants had to have undergone the minimal of one postoperative weight loss treatment and one year of follow up after the procedure.

Aikenhead said, “Establishing effective methods for treating severe obesity in children will not only reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and related ill health, but inhibit the progression of obese children to obese adults, a crucial step in combating the epidemic.”

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