Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Bariatric Surgery Increases Broken Bone Risk

Bariatric surgery — limiting the intake of the stomach — is becoming an increasingly common treatment for obesity. It has side effects, however, including a newly documented risk for bone fractures. Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Elizabeth Haglind, M.D., is presenting the findings at the Society of Endocrinology Annual Meeting.

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  1. Joseph Cameron
    Posted July 21, 2010 at 7:27 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the great podcast!

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