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.
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.
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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 new study shows that 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 United States.
Bariatric surgery has the potential to improve the quality of life for obese patients with type 2 diabetes over the long-term, says a newly published study by Cleveland Clinic researchers.
This post is part of ongoing coverage of Cleveland Clinic’s 2013 Medical Innovation Summit: Finding Balance through Innovation. Obesity, Diabetes & the Metabolic Crisis. Bariatric surgery has been a hot topic, offering a spectrum of benefits, especially for patients with diabetes. In addition to hearing about weight loss surgeries, Medical Innovation Summit attendees watched a … Read More
In 2012, a Cleveland Clinic study showed diabetic, overweight patients who had bariatric surgery saw significant improvement or remission of their type 2 diabetes. In the study, bariatric surgery — which included gastric bypass surgery and sleeve gastrectomy — helped patients control their diabetes and greatly reduce dependence on medications, to the point that they … Read More