Bariatric surgery reduces mortality risk following MI, stroke

Adults with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery are less likely to die from a myocardial infarction or stroke compared with adults who do not undergo bariatric surgery whether or not they have obesity at the time of the event, according to findings published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.

Source: Bariatric surgery reduces mortality risk following MI, stroke

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