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http://www.westchelseavet.com/miolyky/giod/3150 The expanding waistline of the modern woman hides a multitude of health risks, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
We are always striving for bigger and better. Skyscrapers are taller, food now comes as super-sized and it seems our bodies are also reaching new limits.
follow The number of weight-loss stomach operations has risen 12 per cent in one year as fatter people try to reverse the rising tide of obesity.
There were 8,087 operations in England’s hospitals in 2010/11, up from 7,214 the previous year, according to NHS data.
As surgery is something I’ve been thinking about for a number of years then I’ve obviously done my research into and know the pros and cons to it all. It’s not a decision I came to lightly and even now I see it as a last resort. Since I’ve started telling people about the surgery I’ve heard a few of the same questions popping up so I’m writing this which will hopefully explain a few things.
An estimated 500 million people across the world are now classed as obese. In the UK, one in four are overweight.