Mortality risk lower for adults who undergo bariatric surgery vs. nonsurgical controls

Adults who undergo bariatric surgery have a lower risk for all-cause mortality compared with those who do not undergo surgery, according to findings published in Obesity.In a retrospective data analysis, researchers found that Utah residents who underwent bariatric surgery between 1982 and 2018 had lower rates for all-cause mortality as well as death from cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. The reduced mortality risk was observed for men and women and all adults older than 34 years.“The significantly reduced mortality for CVD, cancer and diabetes supports the reported researchRead More

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