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2nd Dec, 2022
Achieving great success with a revision procedure for gastric bypass has taken time. Millions of people have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass since it became the primary surgical treatment for obesity and type two diabetes. As the years go by, environmental and biological factors conspire to create weight re-gain, as well as the return of diabetes over the years for some people. So, a considerable number…
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26th Nov, 2022
One of the benefits of metabolic surgery and the associated weight loss is a reduced risk of obesity-related issues, such as heart disease. But will metabolic surgery help if you already have heart disease? A 2021 study says yes, it will. From the Study In an analysis of over 2,000 patients with heart disease, the authors followed matched controls comparing those who did undergo bariatric…
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21st Oct, 2022
Can a stomach surgery procedure really change the brain tissue? Indeed, it does. Here's how metabolic surgery change the brain. It Relates to Hormonal Changes Maintaining metabolism, body weight, hunger, long-term blood sugar, fat storage, and many other complex functions of the body involve interactions between systems in the gut, pancreas, liver, and even the brain. The science behind bariatric surgery has taught us how…
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7th Oct, 2022
Metabolic surgery is among the most highly effective treatments in medicine today, especially as a treatment for type two diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. But what about infertility? Does metabolic surgery improve fertility in men and women? Obesity and Infertility Fertility specialists are very clear that being obese or even overweight can negatively affect a couple's chances of becoming pregnant.…
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23rd Sep, 2022
Identifying the elements that create the "perfect sleeve" has been a topic of debate among surgeons and academic centers ever since the sleeve gastrectomy came on the scene. There are a number of important considerations, so let us walk through them and see if we can identify the current state of the art for this procedure. Elements of the Perfect Sleeve Gastrectomy Safety and minimal…
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2nd Sep, 2022
If you're considering weight-loss surgery, you've likely done some early research and run into a few options for the procedure. There are several kinds of bariatric or metabolic surgery, and while the end goal is the same, they have their own pros and cons. Today, in the interest of accurate information, we're covering the three most common types of weight-loss surgery. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG)…
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19th Aug, 2022
Could a 45-minute procedure done today reduce the risks of pregnancy, labor, and delivery even years later? This is an important question researchers have examined with respect to weight loss surgery. Here's what we know about whether metabolic surgery makes pregnancy safer. Obesity and Pregnancy Pregnancy is an exciting time — a time for celebration, preparing for life change, but also concern because there are health…
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29th Jul, 2022
In Dr. Sasse's latest contribution to Sixty & Me, he describes metabolic surgery as both the same and different from other medical interventions. After all, weight-loss surgery can help cure disease and prolong life, but those outcome are dependent on the person receiving treatment. We're sharing highlights from the post, "Metabolic Surgery for Obesity is No Quick Fix — It's a Tool." From the Post "If you…
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15th Jul, 2022
You have probably seen ads online inviting you to travel to Mexico, where you can undergo sleeve gastrectomy for a fraction of the cost of here in the United States. It might seem tempting, but budget weight loss surgery in another country might not be your best option. Here's why. What to Consider There are some profoundly serious health and financial risks to consider. Before…
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8th Jul, 2022
With rates of obesity and type two diabetes continuing to increase, the short answer is no, diet and exercise are not enough. But it's important to understand why diet and exercise alone aren't enough to combat obesity. What about Willpower? There is a tendency to blame people with obesity for their lack of willpower to eat well or exercise. But the issue is about far…
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