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Bariatric Surgery

When & Why do people decide to get a Bariatric surgery? 1. Last attempt: After diligently slogging on the treadmill for months, and sometimes years, all that flab still does not convert to muscle. After dieting and trying all kinds of happening diets, and still the scale does not reduce a tiny point. 2. Childhood obesity: Right from childhood, have always been plump, and nothing helps to lose that stubborn weight. 3. Health conditions: Due…

You’d probably eat less if you felt full after eating a small amount of food. That’s exactly what bariatric surgery does and why it helps people lose weight. Bariatric surgery enhances weight loss in obese people who have not achieved long-term success with other weight loss attempts. Bariatric surgery reduces the stomach’s storage capacity, which limits food intake and helps you feel full much sooner than normal. But there’s more than one type of bariatric…

Obesity is a major health problem worldwide and has reached an epidemic proportion in the Western society. Evidence continues to accumulate that obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The most widely accepted measure of obesity is the body mass index (BMI). This number is calculated by dividing a patient’s mass (kg) by his or her height (m2). A normal BMI is considered in the…

A growing number of women struggling to have a baby are going under the knife and getting weight-loss surgery to boost their fertility. While some doctors are wary, one Manhattan surgeon says 15% of his female patients choose bariatric surgery because they’re hoping to get pregnant. “In Manhattan, the classic stereotype of women who are going for fertility treatment [is] Sarah Jessica Parker. That’s not who I operate on,” said Mitchell Roslin, chief of obesity…

Bariatric surgery includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Bariatric surgery can help you lose weight and improve many health problems related to obesity. These health problems include : Type 2 diabetes High blood pressure Unhealthy cholesterol levels Sleep apnea Urinary incontinence Body pain Knee and hip pain You may be better able to move around and be physically active after surgery. You might also notice your mood improve and feel…

Obesity is a potent risk factor for the development and progression of type 2 diabetes, and weight loss is a key component of diabetes management. Bariatric surgery results in significant weight loss and remission of diabetes in most patients. After surgery, glycemic control is restored by a combination of enforced caloric restriction, enhanced insulin sensitivity, and increased insulin secretion. Evidence is mounting for the use of bariatric surgery to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in…