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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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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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22nd Oct, 2021
Two recently published studies looked at the benefits of weight-loss surgery across different age groups, with interesting results. The most measurable benefits, included a noticeable increase in life expectancy, actually impacted those in the oldest age group. Surprised? Dr. Sasse covered the studies and their specific benefits to seniors, in a recent post on Sixty & Me. From the Post Of course, evidence already proves…
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8th Oct, 2021
It's normal to have questions if you're considering weight-loss surgery. Among the most common are whether it's safe, whether it's covered by insurance, and what recovery windows look like. Here's what to understand about weight-loss surgery recovery times. Shorter than You'd Think Recovery times after weight loss surgery have become shorter and shorter as the procedures have become simpler, safer, and less invasive. The three…
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24th Sep, 2021
Based upon the mountains of data, the short the answer is yes, weight-loss surgery is worth it. For nearly everyone considering it, long-term benefits are well worth the short-term costs in terms of time, effort, inconvenience, and dollars. But how do we more carefully decide if something like this is worth it? Let’s delve a little deeper. From a Health Perspective Health-wise, for nearly every individual…
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30th Jul, 2021
In a new series, we’re debunking persistent myths of weight loss surgery. Read the first three posts in our series, Weight-Loss Surgery Myths Debunked – You’ll Have Terrible Scars, Weight-Loss Surgery Myths – You’ll Probably Gain Back the Weight, and Weight-Loss Surgery Myths Debunked – You'll Miss Out on Key Nutrients. The idea that weight-loss surgery is some form of cheating is, frankly, strange, and no more true…
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23rd Jul, 2021
A recently released study of over 100,000 patients from a large national insurance database examined the effect of metabolic surgery on the risk of stroke within the ensuing five years. The results were that individuals who had undergone metabolic surgery had a 22% lower chance of suffering a stroke five years later compared with the matched control patients. The research was presented at the annual…
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16th Jul, 2021
No one likes to think of themselves as unhealthy. And like so many other health conditions, excess weight takes its toll over a long period of time, over a span of years of aging. So it's inevitable that many individuals feel good, participate fully in life, do not take any current medications, and feel pretty healthy, all in spite of excess weight. It leads a…
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2nd Jul, 2021
In a new series, we’re debunking persistent myths of weight loss surgery. Read the first and second posts in our series, Weight-Loss Surgery Myths Debunked - You'll Have Terrible Scars, and Weight-Loss Surgery Myths - You'll Probably Gain Back the Weight. The idea that you'll miss out on key nutrients following weight-loss surgery isn't true. But like every myth, underneath is a kernel of truth somewhere, so let…
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