Latest Weight Loss Surgery Stories

2013-05-13 23:23:16

Diet Doc´s newly reformulated hCG diets allow patients to reach their weight loss goals without between-meal cravings, uncontrollable hunger and other serious complications that routinely accompany weight loss surgery. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Diet Doc offers newly improved hCG diet plans, helping patients nationwide lose weight fast without resorting to painful and often embarrassing bariatric surgery. Earlier this year celebrity Al Roker released publicly his complications with...

2013-05-02 23:18:08

Not all patients have a good experience with lap band surgery, as shown in a 2011 ABC News report, “Study Adds Weight to Lap Band Risks.” Dr. Joseph Naim says that some patients may not be receiving a full picture of how to prepare for the insertion of the LAP-BAND® system, and offers 6 tips to patients who have decided to engage in weight loss surgery. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Lap band surgery has not always been considered a good weight loss option. On...

2013-03-16 23:02:59

Jackie Jackson underwent successful weight loss surgery on May 11, 2013 thanks to her grant from WLSFA.ORG Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 Louisville native Jackie Jackson had weight loss surgery on March 11, 2013 with Dr. John S. Oldham at Baptist Health Louisville, funded by a grant from the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America. The Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America, also known as WLSFA.ORG, funds grants for weight loss and reconstructive surgery. Jackie Jackson...

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...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.