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Horrified... but also an amazing star

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Shiba Park, Oct 25, 2019.

  1. Shiba Park

    Shiba Park Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    From the BBC News web page:

    Should children with type 2 diabetes be offered a gastric op?


    Gobsmacked, but there is an amazing and inspiring young lady featured - no need to mention who, anyone who reads the article will know who I mean.

    How did we let ourselves get in this mess?

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  2. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    OMG... Thanks Shiba Park for posting this link.

    What are they doing to our children?
    What are our children doing to their self ?
    We know the bigger issues here I would hope... How can anybody think that by butchering children and mutilating their bodies, in most cases needlessly (Forever!), is a positive approach.

    ..."Megan Kelsey, a paediatric endocrinologist who is the medical director for the bariatric surgery programme at the Children's Hospital, Colorado, says an operation called a sleeve gastrectomy - in which 80% of the stomach is removed, leaving a tube-shaped stomach the size of a banana - appears to have a positive effect".
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