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2017 Oct

Which Weight-Loss Surgery Provides the Best Results?

Which Weight-Loss Surgery Provides the Best Results? Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say A comparison of two of the most common types of weight loss surgery found that laparoscopic gastric bypass helped patients shed more excess pounds than adjustable gastric banding, but carried a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term hospitalizations. [...]

2017 Oct

Two Gastric Balloons May Be Better than One

Two Gastric Balloons May Be Better than One For patients undergoing weight loss surgery, results were better with the insertion of two gastric balloon implants than the results with just one balloon. A dual-balloon implant helped patients lose more weight than diet and exercise alone, with a reasonable safety profile, researchers said here. In the [...]

2017 Oct

5 Ways to Stay on Track When Stressed After WLS

5 Ways to Stay on Track When Stressed After WLS Is It Possible To Stay On Track When Stressed When Life Throws You A Curveball (or When Life Gives You Lemons)? You know the saying, "Life Happens." True, it does. There are ups and downs, and it goes on. However, that doesn't get to be [...]

2017 Oct

Here’s What Exactly Qualifies As “Healthy” Fat

Here’s What Exactly Qualifies As “Healthy” Fat Sometimes, looking at food labels can make our heads spin. Which one is supposed to be good for you — low-fat, non-fat, saturated fat, unsaturated fat? Full-on lard? Ugh. Just tell us if we’re allowed to eat butter now or not. If you’re just as confused as we are by all [...]

2017 Sep

Should I Have Gastric Bypass?

Should I Have Gastric Bypass? I'm considering having gastric bypass surgery for my weight. It seems so drastic, but I have almost 100 pounds to lose. Is it safe? Will I be able to eat normally after it? Gastric bypass surgery is safe when performed by a well-trained surgeon at a hospital that is appropriately [...]

2017 Sep

Gastric Bypass Cuts Diabetes in Mild Obesity

Gastric Bypass Cuts Diabetes in Mild Obesity Patients noticed decline in glycated hemoglobin within the first six months of surgery. Gastric bypass may be an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes in patients who are only mildly obese, researchers said here. The vast majority of patients (88 percent) had remission of their diabetes, bringing their [...]

2017 Sep

21 pounds of excess skin removed after weight loss

21 pounds of excess skin removed after weight loss I am a CNN Fit Nation alumna. I completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in 2013 with my Fit Nation teammates. But my journey to health really started more than two years ago. My wake-up call came when I was unable to donate a kidney to my twin sister. [...]

2017 Sep

2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight

2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis In a sign that the obesity epidemic has become more than just an American problem, a new study shows that 2 billion of the world's population is obese or overweight. Meanwhile, a growing number of [...]

2017 Sep

Treating Obesity as a Disease

Treating Obesity as a Disease According to new guidelines released by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and The Obesity Society in November 2013, doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat obese patients for weight loss. The guidelines reflect the latest information that scientists have about weight loss to prevent [...]