Reclaim your life with bariatric surgery

Severely obese patients who cannot be treated through diet and exercise alone may want to consider bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery.

The next time Malaysia gets into a debate with its neighbours over who has the best nasi lemak or chicken rice, we would do well to remember that we’re best known for being the fattest country in South-East Asia(1).

This dubious distinction is due to the high rate of obesity among Malaysians. The national prevalence of obesity is 30.6%, which means almost a third of our population is obese(2).

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