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    DoloresTeresa posted:
    I thought you would be interested in a billboard I saw today extolling the virtues of one of our local hospitals. The sign said that this hospital :

    Has the highest heart attack survival rate in the state.

    I wish it would have said: We have the highest rate of reversing heart disease in the state. Reminded me of esselstyn showing pictures of the fast food concessions in the hospital cafeteria in his hospital where they do a good job of doing heart interventions.

    xring responded:
    Ain't that something?

    About a year ago, I posted about a billboard:
    A guy (obviously morbidly obese) is stuffing a huge piece of cake into his mouth & there's cake all over his face.

    Below the photo, it says, "Dieting Sucks," then there is a phone number to call for the "Lap Band" surgery.
    Politicians should serve two terms. One in office and one in prison.
    DoloresTeresa replied to xring's response:
    One would get the impression from the lap band billboard that you can continue to stuff cake into your mouth after the lap band surgery. I do not know about all those who had bariatric surgery but of the three people I know personally who had the surgery, all three regained a lot of weight. I wonder what the percentage is of people who lost weight and kept it off after such surgery.


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