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Liposuction may cure many life-threatening illnesses in obese people

Liposuction in obese patients may help improved conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol thus reducing risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. Off course, there is also the added benefit of weight loss. 77% of obese patients with diabetes were free of the disease after liposuction and high blood pressure became normal in almost 62%. 86% of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and 70% of those with high cholesterol also noticed a cure or dramatic improvement in their condition with respect to these diseases after liposuction.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Xinhuanet

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About: Liposuction may cure many life-threatening illnesses in obese people

Date: 15 October 2004

Source: Xinhuanet

URL: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-10/15/content_2092957.htm

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