Weight: Risk of gain and benefit of loss

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering from obesity and overweight, with an attendant rise in chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke and coronary heart disease.

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Metabolic surgery can have many health benefits

Many South Africans have the misconception that metabolic surgery is done purely to achieve weight loss for cosmetic reasons.

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Weighing in on metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises the risk for heart disease and other health problems such as diabetes and stroke.

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