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22nd Jul, 2022
From Sasse Surgical Associates comes Nevada Surgical Associates. Our practice is still known for being Nevada’s premier provider of minimally invasive surgical solutions effectively treating obesity, type 2 diabetes and other disease, and now we're proud to introduce an expanded team of compassionate providers offering successful advanced treatments to meet the needs of the growing northern Nevada community. Meet the Team Nevada Surgical Associates is comprised…
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1st Jul, 2022
Bladder leakage, overactive bladder, and bowel incontinence are no fun. The symptoms are disruptive and embarrassing, but they are also progressive, meaning they get worse with time. What may start as a nuisance progresses to an expensive series of trips to different doctors, and even more expensive trips to Costco for pads and diapers. Here's what to understand about the progressive nature of incontinence. The…
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3rd Dec, 2021
While we could tell you how safe and effective metabolic surgery is, with data to back us up, there’s something to be said for hearing about the experience from the patient’s point of view. Meet Stacy Masters, a patient of Dr. Sasse’s. Today, she’s sharing the story of her journey to a healthier, happier way of life. Making a Change Like many of the people…
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12th Feb, 2021
Dr. Sasse has been writing articles for Sixty and Me regarding the efficacy of sacral neuromodulation for incontinence. But in his last post for the website, he introduced something new - metabolic surgery. Is metabolic surgery safe for seniors? The answer might surprise you. From the Article "The answer might surprise you, but the resounding response from wide-ranging studies is yes. In fact, the surgery…
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15th Jan, 2021
At 63 years old, Dr. Sasse's patient Mary experienced a life-changing procedure for incontinence. After years of failed remedies, she was understandably skeptical when her physician recommended a visit to Dr. Sasse. It would prove to be the beginning of a real resolution that has changed everything. Finding an Answer Mary's bladder dictated her life. "I was constantly going to the bathroom," she says. She…
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1st Jan, 2021
At the youthful age of 31, Travis Z. was routinely waking up with terrible back and knee pain. He had been overweight his entire life, which meant putting up with increasing limitations causes by the excess weight. As a correctional officer, "there were days I would go to work and wonder what I was going to do if my partners were getting hurt - would…
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1st Sep, 2020
Before and After Image of Patient from Nevada Surgical   Why Dr. Sasse recommends it for all his patients, and why it might be good for you, too.   Zone II (out of 5 zones) exercise is most commonly defined as the kind of exercise that is not the easiest level (Zone I) of a slow walk, but it is a level at which one…
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7th Aug, 2020
Before and After Image of Patient from Nevada Surgical Polycystic ovarian syndrome has been called a conundrum, due to its complex biology, variable symptom expression, and insufficient treatment options. The primary biology involves androgenization, infertility, obesity, and insulin resistance. Investigators have understandably seen corollaries with the biology of metabolic surgery, which counteracts such hormonal processes. A new 2020 study among sleeve gastrectomy patients adds to…
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19th Jun, 2020
If you're investigating metabolic surgery, it's likely that outcomes and efficacy are important to you. In the case of the gastric sleeve, a common question is whether it always works. The short answer is no, because nothing always works. But there is very encouraging data showing that it almost always works. And it works way better, and is much safer, than doing nothing or continuing…
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31st Jan, 2020
Most people lose a large amount of weight and keep it off long term, but a significant number of people will regain weight in the years after metabolic surgery. Others will simply not lose adequate amounts of weight or not completely reverse their type 2 diabetes, often due to genetic factors, or simply because of starting at a very high BMI. Today, there are excellent…
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