Teen Obesity Surgery

by Alan Cooper
(Editor)

Obesity surgery for teens is on the rise, a new study reveals

Obesity surgery for teens is on the rise, a new study reveals

The popularity of weight loss surgery among adults has grown hugely in recent years. But an eye-opening study in the journal Pediatrics reveals that it's also very popular among teenagers with obesity.
The CBS News website has an artricle about this teen obesity surgery phenomenon...
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/09/20/earlyshow/living/parenting/main6884448.shtml

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Sep 21, 2010
Obesity surgery for teens a good thing
by: Parent

As a parent of an overweight teenager, I support the option of weight loss surgery for teens. Those who seem horrified at the idea obviously don't have kids with a serious weight problem. As a family we've tried diet, exercise and many other options. Would they rather our child died instead of undergoing this surgery?

Sep 20, 2010
OMG! What next?
by: Maddie Klein

I've got to agree with Phil, this is scary news indeed. What's next, botox for kindergarten kids?

Sep 20, 2010
Obesity surgery for teens? Scary stuff!
by: Phil

This is truly frightening. What kind of a nation have we become when our teens are turning to weight loss surgery to solve their diet problems?

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