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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) for Weight Loss

ESG is the latest weight loss technique that uses endoscopic suturing to shrink the stomach, and without surgery, results in no external scarring, minimal complications and a faster recovery

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Child Obesity Becoming a Growing Problem in Thailand

Without even looking at any statistics, it is plain to see that many youngsters in Thailand are super-sized compared to previous generations. What has become a big problem health-wise is only becoming bigger over time.

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Causes of Obesity

Prevent obesity associated secondary diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and others by making healthy lifestyle choices. Learn more how obesity can be diagnosed and treated.

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Five Things to Do If Your Child is Obese

More parents than ever are dealing a child who is obese.

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What Research tells us about the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

The long-term health consequences are deadly serious: Overweight children are almost twice as likely as to become overweight adults, compared to normal-weight children.

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Health Briefs

Until recently, the medical community believed that body mass protects bones, but new data reveals that overweight people, including patients with type-2 diabetes, are actually at a higher risk of bone fractures than people of normal weight.

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