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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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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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Addiction a Risk After Bariatric Surgery

People who undergo weight loss surgery may be at risk of addictive behaviors such as drug or alcohol abuse and cigarette smoking. The study, by Alexis Conason, PsyD, of the New York Obesity Research Center, and colleagues also found a link between a specific operation, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, …

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Common Complications After Surgery.Nobody Tells You About Bariatric Surgery

Even though it’s planned and well-intentioned, the basic fact is that when you have bariatric surgery, someone is cutting through your skin and tinkering with your insides. Your body is going to react to that, just like it does when you accidentally cut or bump yourself. Often, your doctor can give …

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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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