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Weight loss and exercise referral services axed in further public health cuts


The service was a waste of money to begin with. Diet and exercise do not work in the long term. I made the mistake of allowing a wretched Prof. of endocrinology to "cure" my hyperthyroidism. Following a dose of radioactive Iodine, my weight balooned to 24 stone. Hypertension and Type 2 DM followed despite diet and exercise. Couldn't lose any weight. Underwent a Mini-Gastric-Bypass in September 2014. Now only 14 stone, no diabetes and no hypertension. 45 minute operation and the NHS saves thousands and I live to pay even more tax. Oh well, every silver lining has a cloud!

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12 Apr 2016

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