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2014-04-09 23:30:23

New Jersey Bariatric surgeon Glenn Forrester reports childcare needs, few vacation days and financial consequences of loss of work drives patients concerns about recovery time. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 After more than 2,000 bariatric surgeries in the past 10 years, surgeons at the New Jersey Bariatric Center still find recovery time is a top concern for Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND and Gastric Sleeve patients preparing for life immediately after surgery. The question of how...

2014-02-28 23:33:29

New Jersey Bariatric Center Doctors and Dietitians Applaud the Changes But Say Education is Key to Helping Obese Patients Who Have Had Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve Or Lap-band Surgery Make Healthy Choices Springfield, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The FDA’s proposed changes to nutrition labels will make it easier for bariatric surgery and medical weight loss patients to make healthy decisions at the grocery store, say the doctors and dietitians at New Jersey Bariatric Center, a...

2014-01-22 23:27:58

Going to Mexico for gastric bypass surgery has become the most popular option for patients seeking bariatric surgery abroad. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 On January 14th Dr Jose A. Castaneda performed gastric bypass surgery successfully on patient Mr Raymond who arrived from the United States and left a video testimonial sharing his experience with people considering bariatric surgery in Mexico. The operation took place in the beautiful city of Guadalajara, where Dr...

2013-11-21 23:33:47

The medical tourism trend has evolved as more Americans discover the important savings and benefits associated with having bariatric surgery in Mexico. Jalisco, Guadalajara (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Some US companies look to medical tourism in Mexico to cut costs, giving employees all-expenses paid trips for outsourced surgeries such as gastric bypass, gastric banding or duodenal switch in Mexico. The trend that started many years ago is unstoppable as more and more Americans discover the...

2013-11-20 23:28:59

A recent study by Stanford University in United States made the announcement that obese patients who had a gastric bypass showed signs that it may actually reverse aging as well. Jalisco, Guadalajara (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Just in the last few days there´s been quite a lot of buzz in all media outlets around the world regarding the discovery published by CBS News that gastric bypass may reverse aging on cellular level, which is very exciting news for obese patients looking to...

2013-11-14 23:29:18

NIH Study Confirms What New Jersey Bariatric Center Surgeons See Every Day – Patients Successfully Maintain Weight Loss with Gastric Bypass And Lap-Band Procedures Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 A recent study that found weight loss surgery patients maintain their weight loss years after surgery is further evidence of how effective weight loss surgery can be in helping people keep their weight off for the long term, according to a leading New Jersey surgeon who specializes in...

2013-10-02 10:55:24

Patients who undergo surgery to remove excess skin less likely to regain weight after bariatric surgery Body contouring surgery to remove excess skin improves long-term weight control in patients after gastric bypass surgery, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). "We demonstrated that patients with body contouring present better long-term weight control after gastric...

2013-09-18 23:21:17

Bariatric surgeon Dr. Castaneda has launched a new website dedicated to patients in need of weight loss surgery. He has performed over 5000 surgeries improving the lives of patients suffering from obesity, diabetes and serious weight related illnesses. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Obesity has quickly become a global problem with no signs of slowing down. Although there's a wide range of cosmetic products and surgery procedures available to tackle this issue,...

2013-07-26 11:46:49

Though existing research has shown gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear. A research team, led by Nicholas Stylopoulos, MD, Boston Children's Hospital's Division of Endocrinology, has identified the small intestine—widely believed to be a passive organ—as the major contributor to the body's metabolism, based on a study in rats. The report will appear in Science on July 26, 2013. Weight loss and improved diabetes...

2013-07-25 16:25:00

Researchers observe new mechanism for diabetes resolution, spurring more opportunities for anti-diabetic therapies BOSTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though existing research has shown gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear. A research team, led by Nicholas Stylopoulos, MD, Boston Children's Hospital's Division of Endocrinology, has identified the small intestine--widely believed to be a passive organ--as the major contributor...