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Latest Bariatrics Stories

2014-02-17 23:03:15

New Step-by-Step Guide Helps Children Achieve Fit and Healthy Lifestyles Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today, 12.5 million American children are obese, which is nearly triple the rate since the 1980s, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. “Family Fitness Challenge” by physician assistant and mother of four, J’nelle Ruscetti, is a guide that impacts the child obesity epidemic in the United States. In the book, Ruscetti empowers parents with a simple,...

2014-02-17 23:01:08

The Dallas bariatric surgeon discusses the claims of a report published by The Lancet. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The Lancet, a respected British medical journal, recently published an entire series dedicated to the benefits of bariatric surgery. As a Dallas-based bariatric surgeon, Dr. Dirk Rodriguez is excited about this report and the many claims it puts forth. “This series definitely answers questions patients and their doctors have had for years about obesity surgery,”...

2014-02-17 20:21:52

Even when initially rejected by insurance companies, bariatric surgery candidates can find financial assistance from Beverly Hills Physicians LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Once they've been approved for a procedure like a gastric sleeve or lap band, Los Angeles residents will often ask their insurance companies to cover part or all of the procedure's cost. Unfortunately, despite their medical need for weight loss surgery, Beverly Hills Physicians has seen its fair share...

2014-02-14 16:25:39

Bariatric treatments from Dr. Feiz remain remarkably effective in combating the disease, benefiting patients throughout Southern California LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In California and throughout our society, there is an unfortunate tendency to demonize those who suffer from the disease of severe obesity - despite the fact that modern science has yet to fully understand the epidemic nature of this extremely serious health threat. That's why those who undergo such...

2014-02-13 23:27:20

Yo-Yo dieting side effects can show negative results on ones health. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates the SlimPlate System, a portion control weight loss kit that is healthy and easy. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Yo-Yo dieting is not an effective weight loss option. If a diet does not require a change in eating habits, than it will not provide long term results. When a product exclaims you can lose a large amount of weight for little time, this will be subject to rebound...

2014-02-13 23:01:31

The Children’s Obesity Fund cofounders are concerned about the findings of a study linking poor sleeping habits to obesity and are currently searching for a nonprofit to support that encourages healthy sleeping habits for children. New findings reveal that sleep-deprived children eat more calories during the day and that kids that adhere to a regular sleep schedule tend to weigh less. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 New research connecting lack of sleep with obesity and obesity-related...

2014-02-12 23:29:28

The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain; a recent study links being overweight with higher chances of developing lower back pain. With each category of body mass, the risks increase dramatically. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain. In a recent study that examines the influence that physical activity has...

2014-02-12 23:27:24

oBand Surgery Centers is organizing a evaluation for people who are desirous of getting a weight loss surgery done. The patients with PPO, POS and open access insurance plans can avail the offer. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 oBand Surgery Centers, one of the leading health care chains for bariatric surgery in the United States, is offering evaluation to determine whether the patient is eligible to undergo the weight loss surgery. The evaluation is available to patients with...

2014-02-12 16:26:35

Beverly Hills Physicians provides comprehensive post-surgical follow-up to ensure a permanent weight loss victory LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering the outstanding rate of success, obtaining a gastric sleeve or another weight loss procedure might seem like the end of a patient's struggle with obesity. The medical staff of Beverly Hills Physicians knows, however, that it's actually just the first big step on a patient's road to health. As the premier medical group...