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Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (10): 573.
Published online: 15 November 2004

Bariatric surgery — the surgical therapy of morbid obesity — has more benefit than weight loss, say US authors. Most patients who undergo this kind of surgery will also benefit from the resolution or improvement of at least four life-shortening comorbid diseases — type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, hypertension and obstructive sleep apnoea.

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