Bariatric Surgery

HYPERTENSIVE RETINOPATHY

Definition : Hypertensive Retinopathy ( HR ) is a condition when the retinal vascular system gets damaged due to prolonged high blood pressure. The retina located at the back of the eye converts light into signals that travel to the brain via the optic nerve for interpretation. Prolonged elevated blood pressure causes thickening of the […]

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Growing number of women are having weight-loss surgery to help infertility issues: doctors

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

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Bariatric Surgery for type 2 diabetes: Weighing the impact for obese patients

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,

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