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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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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 […]

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How Important Is Surgeon’s Skill for Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes?

How Important Is Surgeon’s Skill for Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes?

How Important Is Surgeon’s Skill for Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes? Study saw no differences at one year after procedure, but one expert believes longer follow-up needed. Bottom of Form A surgeon’s skill level does not seem to have a big impact on long-term outcomes for weight-loss surgery patients, a new study suggests. However, one weight-loss surgeon disagreed with […]