Brooklyn resident Virginia Gomez, now 53, had been unemployed for years. Depressed and always tired, coping with diabetes and other health issues, she had almost given up looking for a job. But that all changed two years ago when she had weight-loss surgery that resulted in her dropping 70 of her 200 lbs. Not only did her diabetes and other ailments disappear, she found a job.
Bariatric surgery yields economic payoff
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