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2012-09-24 23:01:50

Diet Doc Weight Loss announces a new weight loss diet plans as an alternative to weight loss surgery utilizing weight loss pills and weight loss drugs to help people achieve fast weight loss. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Diet Doc announces a new fast weight loss diet plan as an alternative for people thinking of alternatives instead of weight loss surgery. Diet Doc Weight Loss announces a new weight loss diet plans as an alternative to weight loss surgery utilizing weight loss...

2012-07-30 18:20:27

DENVER, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Complication rates are relatively low for U.S. bariatric surgery patients at 5.87% but vary widely from hospital to hospital, according to a new report released today by Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. Bariatric surgery - or weight-loss surgery - treats severe obesity in people for whom medically supervised diet, exercise, and medication programs have failed....

2012-07-24 02:28:41

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Milton Owens, Well Known Bariatric Surgeon, Introduces Innovative "Inverted Corner Gastric Sleeve technique," An advanced technique that makes weight loss surgery even safer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120724/CG44089) A new technique for Gastric Sleeve surgery has been published in SOARD, the premier weight loss journal of The Society for Obesity and Related Diseases. The "Inverted Corner Gastric Sleeve" technique was...

2012-06-19 23:03:11

BMI of Texas is offering free educational seminars for people considering bariatric surgery. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas(BMI of Texas), which specializes in a variety of weight loss surgery procedures in Texas, today announced its schedule of upcoming seminars for people considering bariatric surgery. The free seminars, conducted by two of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in San Antonio, serve as an important educational tool to...

2012-03-05 06:12:42

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Weight-loss surgery is now proving to be safe for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who are obese. The study led by Nicole Turgeon, MD and John Sweeney, MD of Emory University School of Medicine is the largest of its kind to focus on the impact of kidney function on patients' health following weight-loss surgery. Turgeon, Sweeney, and their colleagues analyzed information from 27,736 patients who underwent weight-loss surgery between 2006 and 2008. They...

2012-03-02 12:29:48

Complication rates are low even in patients with advanced kidney disease Highlights     Kidney disease patients experience low complication rates after weight-loss surgery.     Maintaining weight loss is challenging for kidney disease patients, and obesity can limit their eligibility for kidney transplants.     Long-term studies are needed to determine whether the potential benefits of weight-loss surgery outweigh risks for kidney disease...

2012-02-21 14:00:00

Healthhound.org is holding a weight loss surgery webinar. The team on the site hopes to shed more light on this type of surgery with this webinar. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Healthhound.org is planning on holding a weight loss surgery webinar this month to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this course of action. People who are considering getting this type of surgery are encouraged to check out the webinar on the day in question. Clare Hartigan, one of the Directors...

2012-01-31 16:32:37

Nationwide Children´s Hospital doctor and team stress that weight loss surgery performed on teens is not a ℠cosmetic´ procedure Today, about one in five children in the United States are obese. That means that in just one generation alone the number of obese kids in this country has quadrupled. Doctors at Nationwide Children´s Hospital who perform weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) on adolescents took a look at their patient population in a retrospective study...

2012-01-15 08:00:00

Protica has launched several new products designed to be used following weight loss surgery. One of these products, Profect® 200, provides a patient with 20 grams of protein in a one-ounce serving. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 15, 2012 Protica has launched several new products designed to be used following weight loss surgery. One of these products, Profect® 200, provides a patient with 20 grams of protein in a one-ounce serving. This product was designed to help patients get...

2012-01-04 11:49:20

Weight loss surgery is not a cure for type 2 diabetes, but it can improve blood sugar control, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Surgery. Whereas some previous studies have claimed that up to 80 per cent of diabetes patients have been cured following gastric bypass surgery, researchers at Imperial College London found that only 41 per cent of patients achieve remission using more stringent criteria. The research was funded by the National Institute for Health...