When Care Providers Do More Harm Than Good

The dark side of therapy

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“I printed you some information about laparoscopic gastric banding,” she said, handing me a stack of papers.

I stared at her, wide-eyed. I was flabbergasted and devastated, to say the least. In my mid-40s, and fully aware of the extra pounds I was carrying, I had never considered that I might be fat enough to warrant surgery.

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