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THE WORLDWIDE RISE IN OBESITY – CAN WE COMBAT IT?

Author: Mervyn Deitel, MD, FASMBS Thousands of years ago, our ancestors were hunter-gatherers – hunting, fishing, eating roots and berries (complex carbohydrates) – with occasional periods of famine.  They developed “thrifty” genes, which conserved energy in times of famine.  Then about 8,000 years ago, in Turkey, Egypt, Europe, Asia and America, farming began of wild […]

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Welcome to IBC World News!

IBC WORLD NEWS by Mervyn Deitel, MD Dr. Tomasz Rogula asked me to handle this IBC feature. Tt consists of well thought-out blogs, opinions and brief reports (not requiring references), directly related to Bariatric Surgery. These are to be emailed to me at book@obesitysurgery.com, for rapid review. Formal journal papers are to be submitted instead to Haris Kwaja for consideration for […]

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