Blog Posts in September, 2016

What Complications Are Associated with the Lap-Band?

Every surgery carries risks and if you have a lap-band, also called a gastric band, then you may be wondering what complications you might face with this bariatric procedure. In recent findings, it ...
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Common Problems with Lap Band Surgery

Lap Band surgery was previously among the most popular types of bariatric surgery. It involves placing an adjustable, removable band around the upper portion of the stomach. Saline can be added or ...
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Exploring Common Obesity-Related Medical Conditions

If you’re considering bariatric surgery to help you lose weight, but aren’t sure if this treatment would be right for you, then you may want to factor in the effects that being severely ...
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Calling all Pokemon Trainers to burn more calories!!!!!

This new game requires you to spend time walking on foot or bicycle and catch pokemon at random locations. It is a free app that you can download to any smartphone. It utilizes GPS to direct players, ...
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Tips for Controlling Your Appetite

Individuals considering bariatric or gastric surgery often wonder how they can manage their weight. Appetite control, for example, can be a crucial aspect of a successful weight loss program. When ...
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How Gastric Bypass Works

Gastric bypass surgery is a type of bariatric surgery that can help patients lose significant amounts of weight when dieting and exercising haven’t worked. You might be a candidate for bariatric ...
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Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is closely associated with obesity. Obesity can both contribute to its development and worsen the disease, which is why weight loss is so important for these patients. Bariatric ...
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