Health Beat: Bariatric Surgery | WNYT.com

Health Beat: Bariatric Surgery

Benita Zahn
Created: November 08, 2021 01:00 AM

We've heard much talk about the pandemic 15 or 20 pounds gained. This is on top of the already growing issue of obesity in this country. Keep in mind, being overweight increases the odds of gastric esophageal reflux, and with that comes the risk of a potentially deadly cancer. Dr. Matthew McDonald is a bariatric surgeon who recently joined Capital Cardiology.


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