Bariatric Surgery and Heart Disease
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Bariatric Surgery and Heart Disease

How does bariatric surgery and heart disease relate? You may be thinking about having this procedure because you are overweight. It is a very effective way to reduce your overall weight and to do so quickly. However, what you might not realize is that it can also reduce your risk of heart disease and improve...

May 13, 2013April 4, 2019by
Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy in Obese Patients with Diabetes
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Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy in Obese Patients with Diabetes

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are epidemics that cause a great strain on the healthcare system. People that are categorized as obese have a higher risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, asthma, obstructive osteoarthritis, and sleep apnea. Similarly, people with chronic uncontrolled diabetes are at an increased risk for stroke, heart attack, blindness, and...

December 14, 2012April 4, 2019by
Is Bariatric Surgery Right For Me?
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Is Bariatric Surgery Right For Me?

If you are obese and you have tried dieting and exercising to lose weight with limited success, then bariatric surgery may be a great option for you. Before you consider bariatric surgery you should become knowledgeable about the surgical procedure, its side-effects, and potential serious complications, as well as the impact that the surgery may...

December 1, 2012April 1, 2019by