Adolescent Weight Loss

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Young Hearts Helped by Weight Loss Surgery

A recent study presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association showed that bariatric surgery could reduce heart-disease risk factors in morbidly obese children in as little as six months. Researchers looked at 83 morbidly obese teens and followed 21 of them for two years after having bariatric surgery.
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Jacy: LAP-BAND Success

I have been an overweight child since I can remember. On June 27th, 2008 I had the lap band procedure. I have lost 95lbs and feel great! All my annoying aches and pains are gone. My ankles and shins used to hurt when I walked or ran. They haven't hurt since the weight loss.
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