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bariatric

Programmed to pack pounds?

A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.

Patient Story

Forging a future

Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.

Patient Story

‘It’s so incredible’

Robilynn Anders-Sterk is a poster child for weight-loss surgery—and she's helping others who want longer, healthier lives.

Patient Story

‘It’s done wonders for me’

Mike Bowman had been a virtual shut-in—until weight-loss surgery gave him back his life.

Patient Story

Becoming Liz

How bariatric surgery, running and dieting helped a young woman lose weight and find herself.

Why weight-loss surgery leans toward women

Despite their male counterparts, ladies may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity.

One size doesn’t fit all

Weight-loss breakthroughs help, but they’re not the ultimate long-term solution to obesity.

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