Weight loss is not the only benefit of bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery tackles more than obesity as it can also help to resolve metabolic issues like diabetes. — vectorjuice/Freepik

Most people commonly associate bariatric surgery with the treatment of last resort to help morbidly obese patients lose weight.

While they are not wrong, there is more to this type of procedure than getting rid of excessive kilos.

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