VBLOC – FDA Approved Implant for Reducing Obesity

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Currently, in the United States nearly 77 percent of females and more than 80 percent of males aged 15 and older are estimated to be overweight or obese (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m²), according to the World Health Organization.

VBLOC by EnteroMedics is an implanted therapy that supports patients who need to lose weight by helping them feel less hungry, reduce the amount of food eaten at a meal, and feel full longer in between meals.This new therapy helps regulate the vagus nerve, which is responsible for Sensations of hunger, satisfaction and fullness. Read more at:  http://enteromedics.com/default.asp


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