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Exercise improved bariatric surgery candidates' health-related quality of life

January 29, 2015

Increased physical activity before bariatric surgery improved both physical and mental health-related quality of life for candidates, according to research published in Obesity.

“Individuals preparing to undergo bariatric surgery are typically inactive and report significant health-related quality of life impairments,” Dale S. Bond, PhD, of the department of psychiatry and human behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University/The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center in Providence, R.I., told Endocrine Today.

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Diabetes drug adherence drops with cancer diagnoses

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