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#Bariatric surgery

This surgery could help solve Ireland's obesity crisis and save the country billions
# Bariatric Surgery
From TheJournal.ie
# Bariatric Surgery

This surgery could help solve Ireland's obesity crisis and save the country billions

Oct 5th 2017, 12:15 AM 21,960 Views 61 Comments

A group of doctors say that, for many people, prevention methods are already too late and other interventions are needed.

More than €4.5 million was spent on liposuction in public hospitals since 2009
# Lipo
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# Lipo

More than €4.5 million was spent on liposuction in public hospitals since 2009

Aug 14th 2017, 7:36 AM 11,558 Views 14 Comments

The number of people receiving the surgery has increased by 50% since 2011.

Over €1 million spent last year on surgeries for morbidly obese people
# Obesity
From TheJournal.ie
# Obesity

Over €1 million spent last year on surgeries for morbidly obese people

Jul 24th 2017, 7:13 AM 11,685 Views 59 Comments

Ireland is on course to become the fattest nation in Europe within 10 years.

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week
# Bariatric Surgery
From TheJournal.ie
# Bariatric Surgery

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week

Jul 13th 2017, 6:03 AM 8,919 Views 23 Comments

“The funding for more surgery just isn’t there. But there is the need and we’ve identified the need.”