Do diet products work, and are they safe? And – bariatric surgery, what’s the deal?
At any time between 25% and 40% of us are trying to lose weight. Appealing to that desire is an enormous industry churning out products to help us – but do they work, and are they safe? Casey Beros speaks to a leading expert in weight loss, diabetes and hormones. Then, Norman Swan discusses bariatric surgery – an increasingly popular option for those desperate to lose weight and improve their health. But it’s a big step – and surgery risks need to be considered carefully and seriously.

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