Recently researchers at Duke University Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, have discovered a new clue for why it is that bariatric surgery is more effective than managing diet alone at controlling glucose levels. Greatly increasing the health of many diabetic patients, who often need bariatric surgery to control their weight. Doctors have noticed thatRead more
Gastric Bypass May Reduce Likelihood of Cancer for Women
Weight loss surgery (also known as bariatric surgery can sometimes reverse type-2 diabetes and reduce other obesity related health problems. New research suggests that obese women who undergo bariatric surgery experience 42% less likely of a risk of cancer. Why this occurs and if it is also true for obese men is not yet known. Obesity can greatly increase theRead more
Tasty Recipes for Bariatric Patients
Along with bariatric surgery (such as gastric bypass) comes an inevitable change in diet, as the surgery restricts the types of food one can eat. You have to eat appropriately but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a balanced and flavorful meal, below are some recipes that will provide the nutrients your body needs, while still being delicious. Please note,Read more
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Bariatric surgery is an umbrella term for any procedure, in which weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with an implanted medical device, through removal of a portion of the stomach or by redirecting the small intestines to a small stomach pouch. Long-term studies have shown that bariatric surgery causes significant and lasting weight loss, recoveringRead more