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2011-07-26 00:00:29

Vancouver, Washington SEO firm launches marketing campaign for leading medical weight loss surgery center. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Webfor, a website design and SEO company based in Vancouver, Washington, is partnering with Oregon Weight Loss Surgery to expand and heighten their online presence. Dr. Emma Patterson, a bariatric surgeon and founder of Oregon Weight Loss Surgery, based in Portland, Oregon, offers various laparoscopic weight loss surgery options to her patients,...

2011-07-25 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bariatric surgery is recommended by IDF, the International Diabetes Foundation, for obese patients with type 2 diabetes. According to a new IDF position paper, bariatric surgeries for these obese patients can reduce health care costs in the long run. According to IDF, the surgery often normalizes blood glucose levels and reduces or even eliminates the need for medication. LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding system is the...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

1 800 GET THIN is a proud supporter of the 4th Annual Watt's Men's Health Fair, held on June 25, 2011, at the Watts Health Center. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 1-800-GET-THIN is a proud supporter of the 4th Annual Watt's Men's Health Fair, held on June 25, 2011, at the Watts Health Center. This fair provides participants with the opportunity to receive free health screening for diabetes, blood pressure, vision, prostate, dental, cholesterol, lung function, HIV and STD testing. This...

2011-06-27 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper has recently been published by the American Heart Association based on expert review of recent scientific studies, which states that for some portions of severely and morbidly obese population weight loss surgery can result in long term weight loss and significant benefits in cardiac and other obesity-related risks. The study also notes that recent studies have indicated that bariatric surgery may be able to prolong life span in morbidly...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases that found the cost of a gastric banding weight-loss surgery procedure, such as Allergan's LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, was offset by reductions in obesity-related medical costs within 2.25 years for surgery eligible patients with diabetes, and within four years of the procedure...

2011-06-06 19:30:16

The treatment of obesity still needs improvement. In the current issue of Deutsches Óžrzteblatt International, Norbert Runkel and colleagues present a new, interdisciplinary S3 guideline entitled "Bariatric Surgery" (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2011; 108[20]: 341ð”Æ’“ž). One in two persons in Germany is overweight, and every fifth one is obese. Conservative treatment is considered to have been exhausted when it fails to bring about a 10%...

2011-05-31 15:36:16

Research shows wait times for private clinics may be shorter than the public system but quality of patient care may be suffering Private health clinics across Canada providing weight-loss surgeries are offering much shorter wait times but at a hefty cost and at the expense of quality patient care, according to a new study led by St. Michael's Hospital physician Dr. Chaim Bell. "The private clinics in Canada offer adjustable gastric banding surgery "“ a weight-loss procedure that...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies published in the current issue of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, a peer-reviewed journal, add to the large body of scientific evidence which supports that the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, made by Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN), is a safe and effective weight-loss procedure. One study concluded that laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) procedure can be safely performed in a...

2011-03-22 00:51:47

In a study of 82 patients who were evaluated 12 or more years after undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity, a majority of patients reported that they were satisfied with the procedure, although approximately 40 percent experienced major complications and nearly half required removal of their bands, according to a report posted online that will appear in the July print issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "There is substantial evidence...

2011-01-30 00:29:17

Popular Mexico Weight Loss Surgery Center Has Performed More Than 200 New Restrictive Gastric Plication Weight Loss Surgery Procedures with US Patients San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2011 Internationally well-regarded weight loss surgery center Hospital Angeles Tijuana offers a bi-monthly webcast series for patients interested in learning more about the benefits of the innovative new restrictive weight loss surgery procedure gastric plication. Gastric Plication (also called...