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14th Jan, 2022
At one time, weight-loss surgery was largely considered a cosmetic procedure. But times have changed, and the more appropriately named "metabolic surgery" has proven to be not only effective, but safe. That's true for seniors as well. In a recent post for Sixty & Me, Dr. Sasse explains whether weight-loss surgery for seniors is advised, or if it's just too late. From the Post "In…
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7th Jan, 2022
Bladder leakage is an astonishingly common problem. It stems from dysfunction of the complex pelvic floor muscles and can diminish control of both the bladder and the bowels over time. It is a more severe problem than many people realize, interfering with sleep, hygiene, and the ability to simply go participate and enjoy life. But can bladder leakage be fixed? Traditional Treatment Options Today the…
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31st Dec, 2021
In mid December, the New York Times published an article called How Exercise Affects Metabolism and Weight Loss. It covered a new analysis of data from the television game show, "The Biggest Loser," which highlights all the ways the body compensates during and after major weight loss. But the takeaways from the piece missed the most important thing to understand about exercise, metabolism, and weight loss.…
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17th Dec, 2021
Dr. Sasse is a regular contributor to Sixty and Me, and in a recent post, he covered the misconception that obesity is a personal failing. Actually, obesity is a classic environmental disease. We're sharing an excerpt from the piece below. From the Post "... if one backs up and has a wider lens to look at the epidemic of obesity and diabetes, we realize that…
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10th Dec, 2021
People with type two diabetes have a lot on their plate. First, there is blood sugar management and dealing with finger sticks and medications. But more of a toll is grappling with the slow progression of the disease and its effects the kidneys, small vessels of the toes and feet, and the retinas. Diabetes is the number one cause of blindness in the United States.…
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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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26th Nov, 2021
If you're considering bariatric surgery, also known as metabolic surgery, you may have misconceptions about how it actually works. The reason metabolic surgery is so effective for so many people is because of its impact on the metabolism for the long-haul. Here's how bariatric surgery affects metabolism. It's Not about a Smaller Stomach One of the misconceptions of bariatric surgery is that it works by making…
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19th Nov, 2021
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a poorly understood hormonal condition that causes a range of troubling problems: painful cysts, irregular menstruation, infertility, acne, hair loss, and abnormal hair growth referred to as hirsutism. An excess of androgenic hormones, normally present in small amounts in females, is believed to play a significant role. PCOS is associated with insulin resistance and weight gain. For many women in…
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12th Nov, 2021
Anyone who has managed symptoms of incontinence understands the toll it takes and has likely tried any number of ways to remedy the solution. Almost always, these "remedies" aren't remedies at all - just methods of managing the symptoms. The big exception is sacral neuromodulation. It's normal to have questions about a treatment like this, and one of the most common typically relates to whether…
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5th Nov, 2021
After time and consideration, you moved forward with your sleeve procedure or another metabolic surgical procedure such as gastric bypass or duodenal switch. The procedure itself went well, and you want to do everything you can to use this tool to its advantage in your weight-loss journey. So... what now? Here at Sasse Surgical, we work closely with our patients to ensure success, starting with…
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