Michael Nigro of Quincy displayed his 56-inch-waist pants that he used to wear before he underwent gastric bypass surgery. For the first time, researchers have conclusively shown that losing weight through stomach surgery can extend the lives of severely obese patients, dramatically reducing deaths from heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
Michael Nigro of Quincy displayed his 56-inch-waist pants that he used to wear before he underwent gastric bypass surgery. For the first time, researchers have conclusively shown that losing weight through stomach surgery can extend the lives of severely obese patients, dramatically reducing deaths from heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
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