Duluth, Ga.– Gwinnett Medical Center – Duluth announced today it had received a new top-level national accreditation for its Center for Surgical Weight Management.
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Khaliah Ali, Muhammad Ali’s daughter, hopes to change people’s lives by helping them lead healthier lives through surgical weight loss.
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Lawrenceville, Ga.—The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved lowering the acceptable Body Mass Index (BMI) for certain patients interested in the Lap-Band® Adjustable Gastric Banding System. The acceptable BMI has been lowered to 30 for patients with at least one co-morbidity related to obesity, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke or sleep apnea.