Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 30th, 2009
The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, involved nearly 50 girls and boys ages 14-17. The participants showed significant decreases in total and android fat mass 2 years after surgery. Android fat has been linked to the development of obesity-related illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease, and insulin resistance.
"This study is the first to demonstrate the improvements in overall health and distribution of...
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