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Surgical Weight Loss Options (audio)

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It is well known that obesity is an epidemic in the United States. But did you know that those who are overweight or obese are at risk for many diseases and conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems and certain cancers?

If you are very overweight and haven’t been able to shed pounds through a healthy diet and regular exercise, weight loss surgery might be an option for you. During this webcast, Alex Nagle, MD, will review the indications for surgery, surgical options, process and potential outcomes.

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Alex Nagle, MD, is a surgeon on the medical staff of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and assistant professor of Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Recorded 1/13/2009

Last UpdateMarch 29, 2011