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The Fat Belly Burden,Can Bariatric Surgery is a Good Option as a Last Resort

can raise your risks for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. And belly fat can be a sign of something more: Metabolic syndrome, a group of health problems that include too much fat around the waist, elevated blood pressure, blood sugar, triglycerides, and low “good” HDL cholesterol — all boosting your …

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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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New Weight Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky And Costly

A new type of weight-loss procedure offers an alternative to traditional bariatric surgery for people who are mildly to moderately obese, researchers report. The procedure is called endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, and it involves using an endoscope — a flexible tube inserted through the mouth — rather than making an incision …

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Change in Pain and Physical Function Following Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity

Importance  The variability and durability of improvements in pain and physical function following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) are not well described. Objectives  To report changes in pain and physical function in the first 3 years following bariatric surgery, and to identify factors associated with …

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Expert Recommended Diet Tips To Follow After a Bariatric Surgery

Here is what your stomach can actually take in post a weight loss surgery. A bariatric surgery becomes the last resort for people who are extremely obese with a BMI 32.5 or above and when all other methods of weight loss have failed to yield results. However, while this surgery promises …

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Coumadin Dosage Requirements in Post Bariatric Surgery Patients

The percentage of individuals suffering from obesity in the United States has increased tremendously over the past few years. More than one-third (34.9%, or 78.6 million) of US adults are obese.1 In a study conducted by Finkelstein et al, the medical costs of obesity were estimated to be as high …

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Final stampede results: Glycemic Benefits of Bariatric surgery Persist Over Time

In the final, five-year follow-up report from the influential STAMPEDE trial, Cleveland Clinic research shows that bariatric surgery’s beneficial effects on blood glucose control in mild and moderately obese patients with type 2 diabetes may persist for up to five years, with the advantage over diabetes medications-only approach widening over …

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