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#Bariatric surgery

# bariatric-surgery - Thursday 5 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 5th 2017, 12:15 AM 21,993 Views 61 Comments

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

# bariatric-surgery - Monday 14 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 14th 2017, 7:36 AM 11,579 Views 14 Comments

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

# bariatric-surgery - Monday 24 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 24th 2017, 7:13 AM 11,701 Views 59 Comments

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

# bariatric-surgery - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 13th 2017, 6:03 AM 8,952 Views 23 Comments

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