Bariatric Surgery Articles & Stories

Pancreatic Function Restored through Bariatric Surgery

Pancreatic Function Restored through Bariatric Surgery

Cleveland researchers have discovered that gastric bypass surgery was able to reverse diabetes by uniquely restoring pancreatic function in moderately obese patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. Their substudy examined the STAMPEDE trial (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Erad... Read More


Bariatric Surgery Does Not Lower Costs of Health Care

Bariatric Surgery Does Not Lower Costs of Health Care

Bariatric surgery is not found to be associated with a reduction in long term health care costs, reveal a study published in JAMA surgery which analyzed a large sample of insurance claims data. Bariatric surgery is a treatment carried out for weight loss in individuals who are morbidly obese. ... Read More


Cardiovascular Abnormalities May Be Treated Through Bariatric Surgery in Obese Adolescents

Cardiovascular Abnormalities May Be Treated Through Bariatric Surgery in Obese Adolescents

For many of the adolescents who suffer from extreme obesity, diet and exercise alone are often not enough for them to lose sufficient weight. Some of those teens will require weight loss surgery to improve their overall health. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric ... Read More


Bariatric Surgery Patients See Better Outcomes following Physical Activity Counseling

Bariatric Surgery Patients See Better Outcomes following Physical Activity Counseling

Individuals who lose weight following bariatric surgery may see better outcomes if they receive counseling about raising their levels of physical activity before and after surgery. This is according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Brown University. The findings are publish... Read More


Bariatric Surgery before Pregnancy Results in Offspring with Healthier Hearts

Bariatric Surgery before Pregnancy Results in Offspring with Healthier Hearts

Children born to moms who have lost a significant amount of weight following bariatric surgery have less cardiovascular risk factors when compared to their siblings who were born before the weight loss procedure.This occurrence is because the metabolic changes and weight loss that occurs after... Read More


Women Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery Should Avoid Pregnancy for At Least One Year

Women Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery Should Avoid Pregnancy for At Least One Year

Women who undergo bariatric surgery should postpone any attempts to get pregnant for at least one year. The finding was the result of a review that examined previous research to determine the benefits, safety, and restrictions relating to bariatric surgery in the management of patients before,... Read More


Diabetes Benefits from Gastric Bypass Surgery But Is Not a Permanent Fix

Diabetes Benefits from Gastric Bypass Surgery But Is Not a Permanent Fix

Type 2 Diabetes patients being treated with gastric bypass surgery have symptoms that are remitted or relapse within five years. This is according to research published in the journal Obesity Surgery. Read More


Teens Face 'Few' Short-term Complications from Weight Loss Surgery

Teens Face 'Few' Short-term Complications from Weight Loss Surgery

Recent research has revealed that severely obese teens who undertake bariatric surgery may experience very few short-term complications. This is according to research reported in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Read More


Increased Weight Loss a Result of Gastric Bypass Surgery Follow Ups

Increased Weight Loss a Result of Gastric Bypass Surgery Follow Ups

Gastric bypass patients who were involved in five follow-up office visits in a period of two years as recommended by their surgeons saw close to twice of much weight loss (113 lbs. vs. 57 lbs.) when compared to patients who participated in only two follow up visits. This is according to a Univ... Read More


Bariatric Surgery Patients Capable of Undergoing Heavy Exercise

Bariatric Surgery Patients Capable of Undergoing Heavy Exercise

Bariatric surgery patients are capable of undergoing a rigorous exercise program following the procedure. This is important for continuing to lose weight and avoid regaining weight, according to a study from UT Southwestern Medical Center and published in the journal Obesity. Read More


Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Featured Doctors:

Lawrence Hospital Center | Outpatient Services

 Outpatient | Laboratory & Pathology Services
Diagnostic Pathology Services NY

55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708

Call: (888) 281-4612

Lawrence Hospital Center for Advanced Surgery

 Lawrence Hospital Center Obesity Surgery
LAP BAND Surgery Yonkers, NY

55 Palmer Avenue, First Floor
Bronxville, NY 10708

Call: 888-468-9351

Optimal Executive

Dr. Joseph E. Bosiljevac, Jr., MD, PhD, FACS
Body Cleanse & Detox Treatments New York

40 Wall Street, 55th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Call: 888-351-8607