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Experts on increased use of bariatric surgery

Peter Griffin posted in on October 29th, 2010.

The Government has announced a $2 million increase in funding for bariatric surgery for morbidly obese New Zealanders. The extra funding will provide surgery for around 75 New Zealanders a year for the next four years. The surgery, sometimes colloquially referred to as ‘stomach stapling’, is a means of losing weight. This is achieved either […]

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