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27th Oct, 2023
Metabolic surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, has gained significant and well-deserved recognition as an effective solution for the treatment of obesity and related health concerns. Whenever you're dealing with a medical procedure, it's normal for people to have questions. One relates to the different types of weight-loss surgery, and which among them is considered the least aggressive. The good news is that less invasive…
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20th Oct, 2023
Obesity is a global health epidemic, and consequences for an individual's well-being and life expectancy are significant. It stems from our genetics combined with some serious changes in the environment and food supply that hijack our metabolism. While lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, remain essential for weight management, surgical interventions are valuable tools in the battle against obesity. Over the past 50+ years, metabolic…
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13th Oct, 2023
Bariatric surgery, also known as metabolic or weight-loss surgery, is the safest and most effective option for individuals struggling with severe obesity. But this life-changing procedure requires careful consideration, preparation, and dedication both before and after the surgery. To set themselves up for the best possible outcome and minimal risk, people need to be prepared mentally, emotionally, and physically. For most people, the procedure is…
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6th Oct, 2023
In a recent post published at Sixty & Me, Dr. Sasse wrote about obesity and laziness. While many people persist in blaming the former on the latter, there's so much more to the story. Read on for highlights and then make sure to check out the post in full at Sixty & Me. From the Post "Fifty years into the obesity epidemic, people are quick…
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29th Sep, 2023
In the realm of weight management, sleeve gastrectomy and long-term drug use are two approaches that have gained significant attention. While Ozempic has emerged as a popular pharmaceutical intervention for weight loss, sleeve gastrectomy, a surgical procedure, offers a cost-effective and more impactful solution. Let's explore the cost and effectiveness of sleeve gastrectomy compared to long-term Ozempic use, with a close look at the potential…
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22nd Sep, 2023
Proper hydration is especially important in the early postoperative period following bariatric surgery to ensure a successful recovery and to set the stage for long-term success. Sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and duodenal switch are life-changing procedures that can help individuals struggling with obesity achieve significant weight loss, reverse diabetes, and improve their overall health. Each procedure alters the stomach or GI tract in ways that…
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15th Sep, 2023
Bariatric surgery is a safe, proven life-changing treatment that can provide significant health benefits to people struggling with obesity. But so much of the success of this transformative procedure hinges on the skill and expertise of the bariatric surgeon, which means it's really important to consider your options. Since choosing the right doctor is a critical first step toward achieving your weight loss and overall…
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8th Sep, 2023
The field of health economics focuses on analyzing the economic impact of healthcare interventions and innovations. In recent years, multitissue wound grafts have emerged as a groundbreaking solution for treating complex wounds. Having had a great deal of personal experiencing utilizing biological grafts in surgical practice, I've witnessed the impressive healing that takes place in this new era of multi-tissue grafts. These advanced grafts not…
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1st Sep, 2023
Some of you have asked about the medical device called Elitone, which was FDA approved for treating stress urinary incontinence and being promoted as an alternative to sacral neuromodulation. We think Elitone may offer a nice complement to existing therapies including pelvic floor exercises, medications and Bulkamid filler injection for stress incontinence. Here's what else to know about Elitone for incontinence. It's Designed for Stress…
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25th Aug, 2023
Inguinal hernias are a common medical condition characterized by a protrusion of abdominal contents through the inguinal canal. This condition often causes pain, discomfort, and poses a risk of complications if left untreated. Fortunately, advancements in surgical techniques have led to the development of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with mesh, offering several advantages over traditional open hernia repair procedures. Taking a Close Look at Laparoscopic…
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