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Weight-Loss Surgery For Obese Children

2-Year-Old Has Weight-Loss Surgery

Childhood obesity is a growing problem, but concerned parents may be scratching their heads about how far some parents go to help a child lose weight after a 2-year-old boy in Saudi Arabia underwent weight-loss surgery. The boy, who had a body mass index of 44.1 before surgery and weighed about 72 pounds, has become the world’s youngest weight-loss surgery patient. But were the health risks to get him to about 52 pounds and a body mass index of 24 worth it?

To find out what other steps the parents took to help their son lose weight, read the whole story on theStir.

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