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A New Way to Fight Obesity

Posted on: 2013-01-31 » in: Dr. Salimath's Articles

“People with congestive heart failure who are struggling to get around because of obesity (and do not qualify for traditional bariatric surgery) may also benefit from the sleeve gastrectomy,” Dr. Salimath explains. “And the newer procedure is a viable option for teenagers too, because the anatomy of the small intestine is not altered.” TPW

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A National Problem: Obese and Overweight Children

Posted on: 2013-01-18 » in: Dr. Salimath's Articles

Dr. Jayaraj Salimath, a Board certified surgeon at Mid Illini Surgical Associates in Peoria, is the Medical Director of the Methodist Medical Center's Weight Loss & Surgery Center

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