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Long-term effects of obesity surgery on adolescent skeleton are favorable

The skeletons of obese adolescents are usually more dense than those of normal weight teens, but after gastric bypass surgery, most return to normal density within two years, a new study finds. The results was presented at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in San Diego. “In the short term, the participants’ bone density decreased proportionally to the successful weight reduction resulting from surgery.

Source: Medical News Today

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