Gastric Bypass Surgery May Help Lower Heart Attack, Stroke Risks

The weight-loss procedure has been shown to combat diabetes effectively, but new research also shows long-term benefits in reducing other risks.

The benefits of gastric bypass surgery in reducing symptoms of type 2 diabetes are well known. But a recent Cleveland Clinic study shows that patients with obesity and diabetes who undergo the weight-loss surgery also may significantly lower their risks of a heart attack and stroke.
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