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Latest Bariatrics Stories

2014-02-21 23:23:59

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates the SlimPlate System, a portion control weight loss system. The SlimPlate System was recently created to help many struggling with their weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 “In my primary care practice, I see my patients every three months and they are increasing their weight every visit. In an average, currently, the way we eat in United States is putting us to gain about 13- 26 pounds every year,” said Dr. Nwe, “The main reason is...

2014-02-21 23:02:22

In response to an article published by Nature World News, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says hearty appetites at a young age could be a warning sign for obesity development later in life. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 18th by Nature World news, which discusses the correlation between babies that have good...

2014-02-21 20:20:54

As the quality of weight loss surgery from Beverly Hills Physicians improves, the procedure is becoming safer and more effective for adults and teens alike. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is no secret that obesity is on the rise throughout the U.S. However, in children and teens aged 10 to 17, the situation is particularly severe, as 31.3% were diagnosed as overweight or obese in a 2011 National Survey of Children's Health. Yet, even though weight loss surgery has been...

2014-02-20 23:29:07

A hurdle in combating the recent obesity epidemic leads to the creation of the SlimPlate System. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center offers a simple solution to overweight patients. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Many patients a physician sees in an average day are in need of losing weight. There is no doubt that the number is much higher than it was years ago, and it doesn't appear to be declining any time soon. A majority of the recent population is classified as overweight (if...

2014-02-21 00:20:57

Crystal Colone entrusts the lives of herself and daughters Candra and Clarissa to bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz - all on the same day; the results are spectacular LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On a single day in 2013, renowned weight loss specialist Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. operated on mother Crystal Colone and her two daughters at Marina Del Rey Hospital, remaking three lives within the span of a few short hours. That amazing day will be documented on TV's "The...

2014-02-19 23:28:35

Rise N’ Shine LLC offers two major supplements that have helped turn around people’s sleeping habits and morning routines thus giving them a step up on combating obesity. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Alarming new statistics are showing that more than just food and lack of exercise are contributing to the obesity epidemic that has swept the country. A new publication from the Sleep Foundation shows that sleep is a major factor in obesity rates. According to Richard Simon, MD, a...

2014-02-18 23:29:49

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center helps physicians conquer obesity. The SlimPlate System will now be be offered to many more. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 When a physician took the oath to practice medicine, they likely had grand visions of helping sick people and making them well. They likely imagined having overweight patients come into the office and, with their help, turning themselves into thin, vibrant individuals who were no longer plagued with excess weight and the health...

2014-02-18 14:07:05

A heartier appetite is linked to more rapid infant growth and to genetic predisposition to obesity, according to two papers published in JAMA Pediatrics today (Monday). The studies investigated how weight gain is linked to two key aspects of appetite, namely lower satiety responsiveness (a reduced urge to eat in response to internal 'fullness' signals) and higher food responsiveness (an increased urge to eat in response to the sight or smell of nice food). The first paper reveals that...

2014-02-18 12:30:44

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help hospitals understand trends in bariatric care, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, today issued its latest Bariatric Report. Based on a survey in late 2013 of U.S. health care providers, the report finds overall increases in bariatric surgeries, continued use of minimally invasive procedures and a greater focus on prevention based on health care reform. In the most recent report, 63...

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,...