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Childhood Obesity Need Not Last a Lifetime, says Beverly Hills Physicians
Date:9/13/2013

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Several recent news stories are stressing that roughly 5 percent of American children are now considered severely obese. While opinions differ about the best way to deal with the problem for young people, Beverly Hills Physicians would like to remind the public that obese children often become obese adults. Fortunately, there is a solution. Weight loss surgeries such as the gastric sleeve and the lap band have proven to be lifesaving for countless individuals. Whether a patient opts for minimally invasive, adjustable and reversible lap band surgery, a gastric bypass, or a sleeve gastrectomy, the benefits of weight loss procedures for adults are extremely clear.

It's naturally distressing to hear about children suffering from health problems commonly associated with middle-aged adults. However, the outstanding weight loss staff of Beverly Hills Physicians realizes that severe obesity is often even more damaging for adults who have been living with these problems for years or decades. Especially after several attempts to lose weight through low calorie diets and significantly increased exercise, the reality is that sustainable weight loss for most people may never come without a surgical solution. Just as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made international headlines a few months ago with his decision to obtain a lap band in order to maintain his health and wellbeing for the sake of his family, obese people need to consider what is most important to them.

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