Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 18th, 2004
Legacy Health System and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) are responding to the growing number of obese patients in Oregon, where about a fifth of all adults are considered overweight enough to be classified clinically as obese.
The combination of obesity and poor fitness is expected to soon surpass smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
Weight-loss surgery has become a popular treatment for...
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