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August 24, 2006

Stomach Stapling for Teenagers

Stomach_stapling_for_teenagers It may sound crazy and desperate, but several major children's hospitals, including Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Texas Children's Hospital, have started offering obesity surgery in recent years specifically designed for Children.

The worry, and also my personal opinion in this matter, is that such stories distract from efforts to improve school lunches, promote exercise, and establish good eating habits for kids. I think it is wrong to show kids at a young age that there is a radical solution if they ever get fat. Read the full article at Slate Magazine here.

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Kylie

Its true, I am 17 and am going to be the 2nd teen w/ PTC to have gastric bypass at Lucile Packard

TheMorbidMe

Hi !
Thats sounds great ! Would you like to share your story with me so i can make a post ?? write me at themorbidme@gmail.com and let me know
thanks !

Kirsten ceeee

It really f**ks me off that you hav to be size 6/8 to fit in at skool.i'm size 14 and yeah a want to lose wight but people are so shallow that they wanna become these arse hole lollipop model sizes. Get called fat eveyday and it hurts... this is a sad world!

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