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I hear ads on the radio about lapband every day. What is it, and are thousands of people supposed to go get it?

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In brief: Millions

Safest of all weight loss operations and the only approved for moderate obesity.
Millions would benefit from it.

In brief: Millions

Safest of all weight loss operations and the only approved for moderate obesity.
Millions would benefit from it.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. James Isobe
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In brief: Means to lose wt.

Lapband is a device that is placed about the stomach to limit the capacity of food entering into the top part of the stomach, giving one the sensation of being full with only a small portion of food.
This is a weight reduction method which doesn't divide the stomach, and the lapband can be removed. There are criteria for placement of the lapband, so visit a bariatric surgeon for advice.

In brief: Means to lose wt.

Lapband is a device that is placed about the stomach to limit the capacity of food entering into the top part of the stomach, giving one the sensation of being full with only a small portion of food.
This is a weight reduction method which doesn't divide the stomach, and the lapband can be removed. There are criteria for placement of the lapband, so visit a bariatric surgeon for advice.
Dr. James Isobe
Dr. James Isobe
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