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Pre-Surgery

Written by Andrew Mueth on Tue Mar 19, 2013
Gastric surgery can have a tremendous effect on obesity, jump-starting the journey towards a healthy weight. But beyond the misty mountaintop of “... Read More
Written by Andrew Mueth on Tue Mar 19, 2013
Gastric surgery is a major decision in anyone’s life, and should not be undertaken lightly. Do your homework when you are considering surgery and... Read More
Written by Derek Bryan on Fri Jan 4, 2013
Studies have repeatedly confirmed the effects of obesity on the development of Type 2 diabetes, but without a thorough examination, it may be... Read More
Written by Christina Davis on Mon Dec 10, 2012
From an evolutionary perspective, the purpose of eating food is to provide us with enough calories to survive each day. But somewhere along the... Read More
Written by Christina Davis on Mon Dec 10, 2012
For women who are considering undergoing bariatric surgery before conceiving, it’s important to know the ways that such procedures will affect your... Read More
Written by Christina Davis on Mon Dec 10, 2012
With an increasing incidence of obesity in America, people who are overweight or obese continue to look for ways to lose weight, in order to avoid... Read More
Written by Eliza Martinez on Mon Dec 10, 2012
With healthcare costs rising in the United States for elective procedures, a popular option is turning to overseas hospitals for a surgical... Read More
Written by B. Lynn Goodwin on Mon Dec 10, 2012
Who hasn’t tried diets and failed? Desperate for success, those with a BMI (Body Mass Index) over 40 often turn to weight loss surgery to control... Read More
Written by Danielle Nielsen on Mon Dec 10, 2012
Bariatric surgery is a major medical procedure that drastically affects a patient’s lifestyle after surgery. Patients will lose an immense amount... Read More
Written by Derek Bryan on Mon Dec 10, 2012
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disorder, chronically affecting flexible joints, in addition to other bodily tissues and organs. The... Read More
Written by Danielle Nielsen on Mon Dec 10, 2012
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 35 percent of American adults are obese and more than 30 percent are... Read More
on Fri Dec 7, 2012
In the last 20 years, the world’s population has witnessed a striking rise in both obesity and the number of people who suffer from acid reflux,... Read More
Written by Derek Bryan on Fri Dec 7, 2012
Obesity has a high cost, both financially and in terms of an individual’s overall health. Being overweight often means dealing with other physical... Read More
Written by Derek Bryan on Fri Dec 7, 2012
Cushing’s Disease, also known as “Itsenko-Cushing disease,” is a condition that results from increased secretions of adrenocorticotropic hormone (... Read More
Written by Danielle Nielsen on Thu Dec 6, 2012
Most doctors will recommend that bariatric patients first try to lose weight through diet and exercise.  Two popular diets are Jenny Craig and... Read More
Written by Mark Glover on Thu Dec 6, 2012
The causes of obesity are as complex and various as the potential complications that can result from being obese; however, often the basic problem... Read More
Written by Derek Bryan on Thu Dec 6, 2012
Bariatric surgery skyrocketed in popularity at the beginning of the 2000s, but the growth in the number of annual procedures came to a halt with... Read More