Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy in Obese Patients with Diabetes
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Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy in Obese Patients with Diabetes

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are epidemics that cause a great strain on the healthcare system. People that are categorized as obese have a higher risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, asthma, obstructive osteoarthritis, and sleep apnea. Similarly, people with chronic uncontrolled diabetes are at an increased risk for stroke, heart attack, blindness, and...

December 14, 2012April 4, 2019by
Is Bariatric Surgery Right For Me?
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Is Bariatric Surgery Right For Me?

If you are obese and you have tried dieting and exercising to lose weight with limited success, then bariatric surgery may be a great option for you. Before you consider bariatric surgery you should become knowledgeable about the surgical procedure, its side-effects, and potential serious complications, as well as the impact that the surgery may...

December 1, 2012April 1, 2019by
Health and Social Life Improve After Weight Loss Surgery: Study
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Health and Social Life Improve After Weight Loss Surgery: Study

In addition to the obvious health benefits, there are potential psychological and social benefits associated with weight loss surgery. For most people there are two key issues that influence the decision making process to undergo weight loss surgery: 1) the potential health benefits and 2) the potential benefits for quality of life.   Health Benefits...

November 27, 2012April 4, 2019by