Is Diet Enough To Help Obese Patients Achieve Normal Weight?

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In a recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health, a team of researchers led by King’s College London found that the chance of an obese person achieving a normal body weight without the use of bariatric surgery is 1 in 124 for women and 1 in 210 for men. In the case of severe obesity, this rate increases to 1 in 677 for women and 1 in 1,290 for men. The study outcomes indicate that the probability of attaining normal weight or maintaining weight loss is low when utilizing other non-surgical approaches to medically supervised weight loss.

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