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Diabetes can be Rapidly Reversed Following Gastric Banding Procedure

Diabetes can be Rapidly Reversed Following Gastric Banding Procedure

Clinical investigators from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research and St. Vincent's Hospital have demonstrated that a weight loss surgery procedure, known as 'gastric banding', can bring about the reversal of diabetes in some patients, and dramatic improvement of glucose tolerance in o... 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


Life Expectancy for Older Obese Males Not Extended by Bariatric Surgery

Life Expectancy for Older Obese Males Not Extended by Bariatric Surgery

Older men who are severely obese and undergo bariatric surgery do not see a lowered risk of death. This is according to researchers from Durham VA Medical Center and reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. There are two common forms of bariatric surgery - gastric banding i... Read More


Heart Disease and Stroke Risked Reduced Significantly for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Heart Disease and Stroke Risked Reduced Significantly for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Patients undergoing a gastric banding procedure see a much greater reduction in stroke and heart attack risk compared with medications, weight management, or a combination of the two. This is according to research from Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and published in the BMJ journal Heart. Read More


Patients See Fewer Deaths and Cardiovascular Events as a Result of Bariatric Surgery

Patients See Fewer Deaths and Cardiovascular Events as a Result of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can lead to a reduction in cardiovascular deaths and events, including heart attack and stroke amongst obese individuals, according to an issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read More


Exercise Improves the Lives of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Exercise Improves the Lives of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Individuals who were engaged in regular physical activity following bariatric surgery lost more weight and found better overall health and vitality and less depression and anxiety compared with those who were inactive, according to a recent study. Read More


Bariatric Surgery Triggers Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes

Bariatric Surgery Triggers Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes

Safe and effective procedures to control type 2 diabetes in those who are morbidly obese are bariatric surgery techniques that constrict the gastrointestinal tract, according to an authority in the field. Assistant professor of surgery, Gregory F. Dakin claims that bariatric surgery can contro... Read More


Novel Approaches for Treating Obesity

Novel Approaches for Treating Obesity

Scientists have been looking for non-invaisve ways to combat obesity by studying the hormone ghrelin that controls appetite - the signal that tells us we are hungry and should eat. Read More


Watch your Alcohol Intake, Gastric Bypass Patients

Watch your Alcohol Intake, Gastric Bypass Patients

Gastric bypass patients are educated about food and the importance of limiting their food intake and practicing careful moderation. However a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, shows that gastric bypass patients need to be careful with their alcohol intake ... Read More


Adding Dietary Calcium Helps Lose Weight

Adding Dietary Calcium Helps Lose Weight

Increasing the supply of calcium in one's diet facilitates weight loss - but only in people who fail to ingest enough calcium, a recent study showed.The study was published in the British Journal of Nutrition, and was performed by Angelo Tremblay and his team at Université Laval's Faculty of M... Read More


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