Essay on The Purpose of Gastric Bypass Surgery

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To inform class about Gastric Bypass Surgery Specific Purpose .

People that who are morbidly obese should really consider having Gastric Bypass Surgery , due to the fact that obesity kills and Gastric Bypass is a way to lose weight permantly and very rapidly .

What do Randy Jackson , Lisa Lampanelli , Anne Rice , Star Jones , Sharon Osbourne have in common other than being famous ? They all used to be severely obese and made the choice to have Gastric Bypass Surgery in order to lose weight and have a Healthy Lifestyle .Many americans consider this an extreme way to lose weight and consider it to be the “easy way out” . However ,I am here to give you a different point of view , many people consult with their Doctor’s to have this and many other weight loss surgery procedures done. Since the year 2000 , the number of Gastric Bypass surgeries has doubled . (Fact & Statistic)

Two out of three Americans are over weight .

Non-Hispanic blacks have the highest age-adjusted rates of obesity (47.8%) followed by Hispanics (42.5%), non-Hispanic whites (32.6%), and non-Hispanic Asians (10.8%)
Obesity is higher among middle age adults, 40-59 years old (39.5%) than among younger adults, age 20-39 (30.3%) or adults over 60 or above (35.4%) adults.
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Among non-Hispanic black and Mexican-American men, those with higher incomes are more likely to have obesity than those with low income.
Higher income women are less likely to have obesity than low-income women.
There is no significant relationship between obesity and education among men. Among women, however, there is a trend—those with college degrees are less likely to have obesity compared with less educated women. More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese. he estimated annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars; the medical costs for people who are obese were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight.

Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death.

Obesity causes many debilitating , and often leading to death diseases . Once you are morbidly obese , you have three option’s you may choose from: You can choose to do nothing and continue to live with being over weight which can potentially lead to death or change