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2013-03-02 23:03:21

Diet Doc offers their constantly improving hCG diet plans as a non-invasive alternative to weight loss surgery. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Diet Doc feels that patients should know all of the facts prior to resorting to potentially risky and expensive weight loss surgery. The average Diet Doc hCG Diet plan consists Lap band surgery, or adjustable gastric banding, not unlike any invasive procedure, can pose significant health risks to the patient, such as infection, bleeding, blood...

2013-02-19 12:17:49

Weight-loss surgery is currently only offered to patients who exceed a certain BMI. However, surgical intervention could improve the health of many more people. This is shown by the Swedish Obese Subjects study carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, involving 104 patients who were operated on despite their BMI being "too low". As a result, the risk of developing diabetes was reduced by 67 percent. In order to meet the current selection criteria for...

Women Should Wait 12 Months After Weight Loss Surgery Before Getting Pregnant
2013-01-12 09:03:55

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers in the United Kingdom recently conducted a literature review that revealed women should wait a minimum of 12 months after weight loss surgery before trying to get pregnant. The review evaluated the advantages, safety, and difficulties of bariatric surgery. It also looked at the multidisciplinary management of patients prior to, during, and after pregnancy. The findings of the review were recently featured in The...

2012-12-06 05:00:13

hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans announces a prescription hCG weight loss diet that triggers fast weight loss of 30 pounds a month without the cost, side effects, and risks associated with weight loss surgery. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans announces a prescription hCG weight loss diet that triggers fast weight loss of 30 pounds a month without the cost, side effects, and risks associated with...

2012-10-26 04:00:08

Obesity is a costly condition affecting one-third of Americans. Similar to quitting smoking, the benefits from losing weight through bariatric surgery offered at LAP-BAND VIP in Los Angeles are long-lasting. New research proves that patients at high risk for developing diabetes reduce their chance of diabetes by nearly 90 percent. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Whether they´ve been banded or stapled, patients experience the health benefits of weight loss surgery last for...

2012-10-25 04:00:13

Approximately 12 million Americans are severely obese at 100 pounds or more over their ideal body weight. Of this population, more than 85 percent have the life-threatening sleep disorder sleep apnea. Studies have shown that bariatric surgery, such as the LAP-BAND, effectively treats the condition and many patients can expect full remission of their symptoms within one year. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 Obesity is a strong indicator in the development of sleep apnea, a serious...

2012-10-24 04:01:06

Oklahoma weight loss clinic gets the word out that it offers life-changing solutions for Kansans. Edmond, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 WeightWise Bariatric Program, a leading provider of weight loss surgery solutions, calls Edmond, Oklahoma its home. While that is where the program is headquartered, the surgeons at WeightWise have transformed the lives of people well beyond the borders of Oklahoma. Wichita has the most residents of any city in Kansas, a state that, according to the...

2012-10-24 04:00:17

Insurance coverage is a primary concern for patients when it comes to their weight loss surgery. Los Angeles LAP-BAND surgeon Shahram Salimitari of LAP-BAND VIP explains alternative options for bariatric surgery candidates who don´t receive coverage from their primary insurance providers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 When patients make decisions about weight loss surgery, considering their particular health insurance benefits is an important factor. Potential LAP-BAND...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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