10th Jul, 2020
Making an informed decision requires accurate information, and that's particularly true when you're investigating weight-loss surgery. As you consider your options, here are six questions to ask before your weight-loss surgery. 1. Which Procedure is Right for Me? Since metabolic surgery has evolved and improved, it has also become a little more complicated. Although the sleeve procedure has taken center stage in recent years, some…
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5th Jun, 2020
1. It’s not your fault that the gastric bypass failed. I know that everybody tends to blame themselves, but the science and the evidence support a very different conclusion. The truth is that the problem is a result of the intersection between a person’s genetics and the obesogenic environment. That’s it. Huge changes in everything we grow and prepare and consume, combined with many other factors…
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2nd Jun, 2020
In a pair of large and recently completed studies, sleeve gastrectomy earned more praise as the safest thing to do if you are battling obesity. In one study of over 117,000 individuals, sleeve gastrectomy was found to result in tremendous long-term weight loss compared to non-surgical treatment. In the 2020 publication by Arterburn and colleagues, medical weight loss without surgery resulted in a grand total…
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6th Dec, 2019
Obesity adversely affects brain function, but the effect of bariatric surgery on cognitive function had not been rigorously evaluated. A recent JAMA study assessed metabolic parameters and cognitive function in obese patients before and after bariatric surgery. And the results are striking: significant improvement in cognitive function as measured by both the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) and Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) 6 months after…
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18th Oct, 2018
There are a few reasons you might not feel any restriction after weight-loss surgery. For one, restriction is actually believed to be very important for losing weight and getting healthier. I know, that sounds crazy, but if you’re worried about not feeling restriction after weight-loss surgery, here's what to understand. Dated Views of Success In the old days, the pioneers of weight-loss surgery, or what…
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3rd Nov, 2016
weight-loss prescription medications since 2012. Each of these approved it's modest but real success in large, long trials in which each patient took the medication for two straight years. While cost remains an obstacle, more insurance and are slowly adding coverage for these valuable medications. In 2015 the FDA approved two new devices which have proven success for this same group of people needing to…
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