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Sleeve-AlohaSurgery Better Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes w/ Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Medical Management - According to the recent article Better Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes w/ Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Medical Management in Healio, an online Endocrinology publication, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy helped adults with type 2 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control than standard care alone, according to research presented at the joint meeting of the International Congress of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society....
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Understanding Obesity

Not all obesity is the same and the treatment is based on a calculation called the “Body Mass Index (BMI)”. The BMI does not account for ethnic variability or physical conditioning, but it can provide a quick approximate guide.

Height:

Weight:
Results:
< 20 under weight
20-24.9 healthy weight
25-29.9 over weight
30-34.9 obesity
35-39.9 severe obesity
40-49.9 morbid obesity
> 50 super morbid obesity

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