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2013-10-15 11:53:06

Clinical researchers from Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research and St. Vincent’s Hospital have shown that a form of weight loss surgery, known as ‘gastric banding’, brings about reversal of diabetes in some patients, and dramatic improvement of glucose tolerance in others, within 12 weeks. Type 2 diabetes is a complex metabolic disorder that develops over time, with the body becoming progressively less able to control blood sugar levels. High blood sugars cause damage to...

2013-10-15 11:28:15

Women, non-Hispanic whites more likely to see metabolic syndrome subside than Hispanics and non-Hispanic Blacks The impact of bariatric surgery on risk factors for cardiovascular disease depends on a variety of factors, including the type of surgery, sex of the patient, ethnic background, and pre-surgery body mass index, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in Annals of Surgery. Researchers examined the electronic health records of more than 4,000 Kaiser Permanente...

2013-10-14 20:20:51

While medical tourism continues to grow in popularity, the incredible medical professionals at Beverly Hills Physicians prove you don't have to travel far for effective weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For some individuals struggling with obesity, the opportunity to live a healthy, contented lifestyle as soon as possible leads to decisions that may seem wise in the short term, but soon prove to have long-term consequences. One recent trend among those...

2013-10-09 23:04:26

The Fast Track Program allows patients to have surgery just one day after an initial consultation with Dr. Dirk. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Dr. Dirk understands that weight loss is hard which is why he offers a variety of bariatric surgeries to help. However, there is usually a long wait time or weight loss requirement between the initial consultation and surgery. This is why Dr. Dirk is now offering the Fast Track Program which allows patients to have surgery as early as one...

2013-10-07 23:26:34

Diet Doc offers improved hormone diet plans that place no restrictions on when users can become pregnant, unlike lap-band surgery, which studies reveal, requires women to wait at least a year before becoming pregnant. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 An evidence based literature review published in The Obstetrician and Gynecologist and reported by Medical News Today indicates that, in addition to the known risks associated with lap band surgery, women who become pregnant prior...

2013-10-02 23:27:26

Obesity market research reports on current state of the market for pharmaceuticals and medical devices as well as an overview of obesity and related conditions, with prevalence and mortality numbers, percentages and trends for major countries worldwide, and an overview of treatment. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Advances in the Obesity Market helps examine why the obesity market is of such importance across established and emerging economies and how current interventions measure...

2013-10-01 23:20:55

Sally Jaffe traveled from Florida (USA) to Mexico to be attended by Dr. Jose A Castaneda Cruz, a leading expert on laparoscopic surgery, internationally recognized for successfully carrying out weight loss surgeries and treatment of diabetes mellitus. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 “Diabetes is part of a group of metabolic illnesses that is characterized by hyperglycemia, taking place by defects in insulin secretion in the actions of the same one or in both,” says Dr...

2013-09-30 23:24:22

Recognition from Nearly 500,000 HealthTap Members for the Excellence and Expertise of Dr. Gregg Nishi Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Khalili Center for Bariatric Care (http://www.khalilicenter.com/), a one-of-a-kind medical practice offering a comprehensive approach to weight loss surgery, with tools and support to help people transform their lives, announces the selection by HealthTap (http://www.healthtap.com) of Dr. Gregg Kai Nishi as the 'Top Bariatrician in the...

2013-09-26 23:27:16

Diabetes sufferers and obese patients enjoy a brand new internet resource created by Dr Jose A. Castaneda, bariatric surgeon, leading the way in medical tourism and weight loss surgery in Mexico. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In recent years medical tourism in Mexico has become very popular with local and foreign patients. In fact, a recent study published by several media outlets across the USA, Canada and the UK confirms that Mexico has become the most obese nation in...

2013-09-26 16:26:21

The blood sugar disorder can be even more damaging to health and quality of life than most people realize, especially when combined with high blood pressure LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by the Cleveland Clinic is providing further support for the view that weight loss surgeries such as sleeve gastrectomy, lap band, and gastric bypasses have long term benefits in preventing and even reversing diabetes. Renowned bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D.,...