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.
Results from a new study suggest that weight loss surgery can potentially reverse the risk of heart-related diseases and death in people who struggle with obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
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.
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Bariatric surgery can help with long-term glucose control and may even prompt remission from diabetes. Learn about the advantages of having surgery if you have type 2 diabetes and your BMI is 30 or above.
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.
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.
Learn how bariatric surgery works better than diet and exercise for significant weight loss and the many additional health benefits that come with it.
Obesity isn’t just about being overweight anymore. It’s about life, health, and now, it’s about changing people’s attitudes. Obesity now considered a ‘disease’ The American Medical Association (AMA) has officially recognized obesity as a chronic disease. Defining obesity as a disease should spur physicians and patients — and insurers— to regard it as a serious … Read More