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Gastric Bypass Surgery + Too Much Food Intake = Choked to Death?

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Here’s a lesson for people who’ve undergone gastric bypass surgery: eating too much food that can’t fit into your scaled down stomach can have deadly consequences.

Take the case of a 64-year-old British woman named Dianne Cooper-Clarke who died after food which, under normal circumstances, should have descended to her stomach, got clogged in her throat. The Daily Mail reports:

Dianne Bernadette Cooper-Clarke, 64, died after food clogged her throat and stopped her from breathing.

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