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Procedures & Options

Written by Danielle Nielsen on Tue Mar 19, 2013
For people who are morbidly obese and have tried everything in the diet and exercise world to lose weight, bariatric surgery is often their last... 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 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 Thu Dec 6, 2012
Gastric bypass surgery does more than help people lose weight: it also changes the way some people respond to alcohol. In two studies published in... Read More
on Wed Dec 5, 2012
Duodenal-jejunal bypass surgery is a newly developed gastric bypass procedure that is specifically intended to treat non-obese patients with type 2... Read More
Written by Christina Davis on Fri Nov 30, 2012
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not performed as frequently as are other procedures like gastric bypass surgery and lap band surgery.  Still, it may... Read More
Written by Derek Bryan on Thu Nov 29, 2012
Losing a significant amount of weight in a short period of time, like through bariatric surgery, can leave you with heavy, loose excess folds of... Read More
Written by Danielle Nielsen on Thu Nov 29, 2012
New technology has afforded surgeons with many different ways to perform surgeries that are less invasive and require less post-operative recovery... Read More
Written by B. Lynn Goodwin on Tue Nov 27, 2012
Why would anyone revise bariatric surgery after going through all the time, trouble and expense? Are these people weak-willed and unstable, or has... Read More
Written by B. Lynn Goodwin on Tue Nov 27, 2012
So your weight is up … again. Dieting isn't working, and exercising is a pain. If diet and exercise have failed and your Body Mass Index (BMI) is... Read More
Written by Derek Bryan on Tue Nov 20, 2012
Bariatric surgeries are an often-sought option for individuals who are struggling with long-term weight management. A relatively new procedure,... Read More
Written by Christina Davis on Mon Aug 20, 2012
As bariatric surgeons discover what is effective in practice, advances are made and new surgical procedures are invented.  The procedures discussed... Read More