From Roux-en-Y to gastric sleeve to duodenal switch: If you’re thinking about bariatric surgery, how do you (and your surgeon) know which one is best? See the factors — beyond BMI — that go into making the right weight loss surgery decision for you.
While gaining weight back after bariatric surgery is common, it’s not inevitable. Our experts offer 8 practical tips for maintaining your weight loss.
Extra pounds can hurt your heart. But two surgical options can produce rapid, profound weight loss that helps resolve cardiovascular risk factors and lowers heart attack risk.
Having bariatric surgery is rewarding in countless ways. But myths about the surgery and about obesity itself persist. Here, we bust common myths and share facts you should know.
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The world’s leading diabetes organizations say the procedure should be a standard treatment option for people with diabetes — even if they don’t need to lose much weight.
If you’re considering bariatric surgery, a good mental attitude is one of the keys to success. Make sure you are on the right path with these five tips.
If you have lost 150 pounds or more after bariatric surgery, a series of plastic surgeries — called body contouring — can help trim excess skin from several places on your body. Find out how.
If you’re considering bariatric surgery, you may be wondering how your diet will change. Get the facts from a registered dietitian.
Learn how bariatric surgery works better than diet and exercise for significant weight loss and the many additional health benefits that come with it.
A study shows complication and death rates for laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes is comparable to some of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries in the U.S.