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Side Effects Of Gastric Bypass Surgery.You Must Know

Obesity is a condition where a person has accumulated so much body fat that it might have a negative effect on their health. If a person’s body weight is at least 20% higher than it should be, he or she is considered obese. These days many people are suffering from …

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Weight loss surgery: 'Not everyone lives happily ever After'

The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery state that the number of weight loss surgeries in the US increased from 13,000 in 1998 to over 200,000 in 2008. Reasons for undergoing weight loss surgery can range from health needs to the desire for a confidence boost. But new research …

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Failed Gastric Bypass: What You Need to Know

Gastric bypass, also simply known as “gastric bypass,” is the most common type of bariatric surgery in the United States. The surgical procedure is designed to help obese patients, who failed at losing weight using other non-surgical options. The procedure is conducted in two phases as the surgeon begins by stapling the stomach to …

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Not Losing Weight After Bariatric Surgery Reasons Is

Bariatric surgery includes a series of surgical weight loss procedures designed to help obese or morbidly obese patients who have failed to lose weight using other methods. Despite the fact that there are proven non-surgical, medically supervised weight loss programs, for some patients, losing weight is an almost impossible task. However, there are specific …

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Gastric Band Patients Suffer Major Complications After Years.Do You Know This

Gastric bands for obesity may help people lose weight, but patients frequently experience problems with the device years after they’ve had the procedure, a new study finds. Nearly 40 percent of patients in the study had some type of major complication with their band 12 or more years after they …

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Undergoing Bariatric Surgery, Here are a few things you should know that

If you’re considering weight-loss surgery, there’s a good chance you’re getting plenty of pre- and post-op guidance from a doctor you trust. But that’s not always the case, and for many people who have this type of procedure, life after surgery can be full of surprises, The good, the bad, …

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Is Surgery the Answer to Fatty Liver Disease in Children?

The Problem of NAFLD in Children William F. Balistreri, MD: I am Dr William Balistreri, professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Our discussion today addresses weight-loss surgery in children and adolescents: who, what, where, when, and how? Morbid obesity is strongly associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease …

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What You Eating After Gastric Bypass Surgery

The effects of weight-loss surgery can have a significant impact on your relationship with food. Like everyone else at the Lubbock, Texas, holiday dinner, Kristy Owens fills up her plate. But halfway through the turkey and trimmings, she’s done. She’s “completely full” and can’t eat another bite. Owens, 40 – …

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Prevalence of Self-reported Symptoms After Gastric Bypass Surgery for Obesity

Population-based studies on the prevalence of symptoms after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery are sparse. Knowledge about possible predictors of these symptoms is important for prevention. Introduction For patients with morbid obesity, bariatric surgery, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery, is an effective treatment for weight loss and diseases associated …

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