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Weight-loss programs scamming Canadians: Journal

Posted by Colin Rose on February 17, 2009

There is no mention of the biggest weight loss scam, bariatric surgery. Unlike diet scams, surgery can kill. There has never, ever been a sham-operated controlled trial of bariatric surgery. Until there is, all bariatric surgery should be prohibited.

Weight-loss programs scamming Canadians: Journal
The Gazette
17 Feb 2009

Scams and programs that promise fast and easy fat loss are swindling Canadians desperate to lose weight, Canada’s top medical journal says. The Canadian Medical Association Jour nal, in an editorial published this week, says most commercial…read more…

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