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Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Sleeve

The two different types of bariatric surgeries you can consider when you want to lose weight but need help are: Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve There are key differences between the two procedures, in ...
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What Causes Problems That Lead to Lap Band Revisions?

Lap Band surgery was at one time a very popular bariatric procedure, but it has recently been surpassed in popularity by gastric sleeve procedures. The reason Lap Band bariatric surgery has become ...
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The Link Between Bacteria and Morbid Obesity

While bariatric surgery in Houston changes—and saves—lives, doctors are also learning more than ever about the causes of obesity. Most suspect that the reason some patients need bariatric ...
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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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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery encompasses several different weight loss procedures and requires careful consideration by patients. To make the choice that is right for you, be sure to ask your doctor about any of ...
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How Weight Loss Surgery Affects Type 2 Diabetes

Unlike type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune condition in which the body’s own immune system attacks and destroys the pancreas, type 2 diabetes is associated with insulin resistance. This ...
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Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

Before you consider bariatric surgery, it is important to speak to a bariatric surgeon at length about the procedure. Only a qualified physician can make sure that you are a good candidate for weight ...
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Creating a Bariatric Surgery Diet

Before you have bariatric surgery, your healthcare team will help you design a bariatric diet in Houston. You may need to begin adjusting your usual diet before you undergo gastric sleeve surgery. ...
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