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I had Lap Band surgery 7 years ago and lost 250 pounds and have been maintaining that weight loss while I enjoy eating good quality, healthy food with no problems. Diet and exercise had failed me over and over again for over 50 years, but with the help of this minimally invasive surgery at 62 years old I am in the best shape of my life. In addition, I have set an example for my family and my granddaughter who was obese at 16 years old started restricitng her diet to healthy foods and started exercising regularly and has, without surgery lost 90 pounds and is an amazing young woman. Treat the adult and save the child? Perhaps that should be a motto etched in stone somewhere. Both surgical and non surgicalinterventions must be available to bring an end to the obesity epidemic in this country.Apr 8, 2011