The neurological complications of bariatric surgery.

@article{Berger2004TheNC,
  title={The neurological complications of bariatric surgery.},
  author={Joseph R. Berger},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={61 8},
  pages={
          1185-9
        }
}
W eight is a national obsession. In 1999, Americans spent more than $300 million on prescription medications for obesity, and 2.5% of the adult population reported using such preparations at the end of the 20th century. By some estimates, the total cost of obesity in the United States is $1000 billion annually. Obesity is now officially recognized by the surgeon general of the United States as a significant health risk factor. Obesity increases the risk for numerous medical illnesses, among… CONTINUE READING
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