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World class bariatric surgery at fractions of the cost in the USA and Canada

World class bariatric surgery at fractions of the cost in the USA and Canada

The border city of Tijuana, is the premiere medical tourism destination in northern Mexico. Its convenient location allows an abundant year round affluence of American and Canadian travelers demanding world class bariatric surgery, unrivaled care and state of the art facilities at fractions of the cost in their hometowns. With the increasingly high costs of […]

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Why Weight Loss Surgery Works When Diets Don’t

Why Weight Loss Surgery Works When Diets Don’t

“Bariatric surgery is probably the most effective intervention we have in health care,” says Laurie K. Twells, a clinical epidemiologist at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She bases this bold claim on her experience with seriously obese patients and a detailed analysis of the best studies yet done showing weight-loss surgery’s ability to reverse the often […]

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Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery Severe Obesity: Why the Need for Surgical Intervention Severe obesity is one of the most serious stages of obesity. You may often find yourself struggling with your weight and essentially feeling as if you’re trapped in a weight gain cycle. In addition, you most likely have attempted numerous diets – only […]

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Gastric Bypass Safer with Less Invasive Surgery

Gastric Bypass Safer with Less Invasive Surgery

Gastric Bypass Safer with Less Invasive Surgery Study finds increased risk of death or complications from open gastric bypass surgery vs. the laparoscopic approach. Obese patients had a significantly higher risk of death and complications with open versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB), a retrospective review of national data showed. Mortality odds declined by […]

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Gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery A gastric bypass diet is for people who are recovering from gastric bypass surgery to help them heal and change their eating habits. Gastric bypass surgery is one of several weight-loss surgeries currently performed. The operation itself has undergone several modifications over the years. The procedure in use today is called the […]

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Gastric Bypass Cuts Diabetes in Mild Obesity

Gastric Bypass Cuts Diabetes in Mild Obesity

Gastric Bypass Cuts Diabetes in Mild Obesity Gastric Bypass Cuts Diabetes in 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 […]

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Life after Weight Loss Surgery: What to expect?

Life after Weight Loss Surgery: What to expect?

Congratulations! You have decided to undergo a life changing Weight loss Surgery. Your body and health are about to change for the better; nevertheless, you must be aware on how this changes will affect your Post-op daily life and start preparing in accordance. The first and most noticeable change post-surgery is the progressive and long […]

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Most bariatric surgeries are laparoscopic, which means smaller incisions and shorter recovery times.

Most bariatric surgeries are laparoscopic, which means smaller incisions and shorter recovery times.

Most bariatric surgeries are laparoscopic, which means smaller incisions and shorter recovery times. When other methods fail, there are several bariatric surgery options. Linda Price of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, remembers a time when the only thing she used the treadmill in her bedroom for was to hang clothes. Now, a year after weight-loss — or […]

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Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving

Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving

Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving More than half of patients showed improvement in pain symptoms, ability to walk. Weight-loss surgery seems to help ease joint pain and improve mobility in the long run, new research suggests. “Previous studies have reported improvement in pain and function [after weight-loss surgery],” said study author Wendy King, an associate professor […]

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring Long-Term Benefits to Very Obese Teens

Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring Long-Term Benefits to Very Obese Teens

Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring Long-Term Benefits to Very Obese Teens 3 years later, most had rid themselves of diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, study found. Weight-loss surgeries, long used by obese adults to drop excess pounds, may provide long-lasting health benefits to very obese teenagers, a new study finds. The study of extremely obese […]