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Reducing obesity through new bariatric procedures


Although obesity has been determined a disease of its own, there are also many other life-threatening diseases that can stem from it. This can include diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, high cholesterol, and many more.
 
This week on "Take Care," Dr. Steven Edmundowicz talks about new approaches tobariatric surgery with fewer side effects, and the different ways the procedure can reduce obesity. Edmundowicz is the medical director of the Digestive Health Center at the University of Colorado Hospital, and is a visiting professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.