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Old 02-25-2010, 06:57 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Increasing numbers of adolescents are receiving bariatric surgery as a treatment for obesity, according to a New York Times report from last week. The article points out that teenagers "are still immature, both emotionally and physically," and potential patients must "undergo months of counseling to make sure they understand that their digestive systems are about to change, and so must their diets—forever."

Can bariatric surgery ever be reversed? - By Hillary Busis - Slate Magazine
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