Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 22nd, 2005
"Obesity is associated with increased prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) for morbid obesity has been reported to produce anemia and malnutrition in short-term follow-up. The aim of our study was to analyze the effect of weight reduction on cardiovascular profile, renal function, and nutritional status," scientists in Spain report.
"Thirty-five morbidly obese patients underwent BPD," said Rosa Palomar and colleagues at the University of Cantabria. "We analyzed the presence of...
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