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According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one third of Americans are obese. For those who are morbidly obese, exercise and diet may not be enough - a surgical procedure to reduce or staple their stomach is an option. One Henderson man will share his story of how vertical sleeve gastrectomy changed his life.

 
 
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Dr. Erik Dutson, Chief, UCLA Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program

 

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