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Bariatric Surgery: Long-Term Benefits to Heart Health

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Gastric bypass surgery, The Mayo Clinic, 10 Oct 2009, http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gastric-bypass/MY00825

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2010, September 17). Significant weight-loss from surgery decreases risk for cardiovascular disease in women. ScienceDaily. Retrieved September 19, 2010, from http://www.sciencedaily.com¬ /releases/2010/09/100916145135.htm

Journal Reference:
1. Bela F. Asztalos, Michael M. Swarbrick, Ernst J. Schaefer, Gerard E. Dallal, Katalin V. Horvath, Masumi Ai, Kimber L. Stanhope, Iselin Austrheim-Smith, Bruce M. Wolfe, Mohamed Ali and Peter J. Havel. Effects of weight loss, induced by gastric bypass surgery, on HDL remodeling in obese women. Journal of Lipid Research, 2010 51:(8) 2405-2412 DOI: 10.1194/jlr.P900015-JLR200

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