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Obesity Surgery Reverses Diabetes in Teens According to Study in Cincinnati, Ohio

By Will Brown, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network


A study in Cincinatti, Ohio has indicated that obesity surgery may help reverse diabetes in teen. The study was small in nature but produced promising results as to the benefits of obesity surgery and its effects on diabetes in overweight / obese teens. The study was led by Dr. Thomas Inge, a pediatric surgeon at the Cincinatti Children’s Medical Center in Cincinatti, Ohio.

Recent studies indicate that about 1/3 of U.S. children are overweight or obese. These studies also show a rise in diabetes among overweight / obese children.

This story was reported by Time Magazine at Obesity Surgery Reverses Diabetes in Teens.

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