Linking gallstones with weight loss

May 1993
Obesity & Health;May/Jun93, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p45
Reveals that gallstones form up to 15 to 25 times faster for persons on very low calorie diet (VLCD) over the general obese population. Study by University of Alabama nutrition researchers; Surgery; Impact on public health and demands on health care facilities; Three factors in increase of gallstone risk; Association between obesity and increased bile stasis and cholesterol saturation; Bile composition normalization; `Obesity Research 1993' as original source.


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