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Bariatric surgery

Weight-loss surgery stories: 'It was the end for my marriage. But I'm much happier'

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
What is the best way to tackle the rise in obesity in the UK: education, counselling or surgery? If you think we should focus on that last option, you're not alone.
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Weight-loss surgery trial for obese diabetics

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The National University Hospital (NUH) is conducting a trial to look at how bariatric or metabolic surgery can benefit severely obese people who have diabetes.
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Type 2 diabetes: weight-loss surgery should be a standard treatment, experts say

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Weight-loss surgery should be a standard treatment for people with type 2 diabetes, a coalition of international experts have announced in a radical departure from the conventional approach to tackling the chronic disease pandemic.

'Historic' Guidelines on Role of Bariatric Surgery in Diabetes

Medscape - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Metabolic surgery, or the use of bariatric surgery with the intent to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity, should be considered as a treatment option even in patients with mild obesity if their blood glucose levels are inadequately controlled, says a ...
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The Potential Health Benefits of Bariatric Surgery - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The prevalence of obesity in the United States is continually increasing, and the rate at which Americans are developing health problems related to excess weight is also on the rise.

Metabolic syndrome rate, severity in PCOS reduced following bariatric surgery

Healio - ‎May 28, 2016‎
ORLANDO, Fla. - Bariatric surgery can improve cardiometabolic health in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity, according to findings of a retrospective cohort study presented here.

Man weighing 200kg dies after weight loss surgery

Khaleej Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
It has not been identified if the death of the victim was a result of the gastric bypass surgery, the sources added. Meanwhile, the Saqr Hospital brought a new hope for patients with severe obesity and announced performing 25 successful bariatric or ...

Expert recommended diet tips to follow after a bariatric surgery

TheHealthSite - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A bariatric surgery becomes the last resort for people who are extremely obese with a BMI 32.5 or above and when all other methods of weight loss have failed to yield results.

Rebecca Cripe: Is it time to give weight-loss surgery a fair look?

La Crosse Tribune - ‎May 29, 2016‎
But when it comes to weight-loss surgery, society's view is not overly positive. Although it is more widely accepted than it used to be, there are still many misconceptions surrounding weight-loss surgery. As a registered dietitian who works in ...

Give type 2 diabetics weight-loss surgery to REVERSE their condition, leading experts urge

Daily Mail - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Hundreds of thousands of type 2 diabetics should be offered weight loss surgery to cure diabetes, world experts claimed today.
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After gastric bypass, use of psychiatric drugs may rise

Fox News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Although use of drugs to treat diabetes and other diseases related to obesity may decline after weight-loss surgery, use of neurological and psychiatric drugs may rise sharply, suggests a new study.

Kuwaiti surgeon conducts bariatric surgery in Kuwait

Arab Times Kuwait English Daily - ‎May 25, 2016‎
KUWAIT CITY, May 25, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgeon Dr. Mohammad Al-Jarallah conducted on Wednesday a surgery, the first of its kind, on a German national who arrived in the country for such operation due to his obesity and other ...

Dr. Michael Feiz Offers Free Bariatric Surgery Consultations for Contestants on "Biggest Loser"

Marketwired (press release) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Dr. Michael Feiz, nationally acclaimed Weight Loss Surgery Specialist with offices throughout Southern California, has announced his office will offer FREE bariatric surgery consultations for ...

'Instant cure' weight-loss surgery denied to diabetics

The Times (subscription) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The NHS is under pressure to offer weight-loss surgery to hundreds of thousands of patients with type 2 diabetes after experts warned that guidance recommending the highly-effective treatment was not being followed.

Article on UK Surgeons' Support of Bariatric Surgery Highlights the Procedures' Potential Societal Benefits, Notes ...

Insurance News Net - ‎May 23, 2016‎
According to an article published May 11th on The Guardian, British bariatric surgeons have noted that, less than 1% of United Kingdom residents who could benefit from bariatric surgery are actually undergoing the procedure. The article explains that ...

Weight-loss surgery recommended as diabetic treatment

Foster's Daily Democrat - ‎May 26, 2016‎
WASHINGTON - New guidelines say weight-loss surgery should become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are mildly obese.

Recent Bariatric Surgery Article Highlights Weight Loss Realities, Notes Beverly Hills Physicians

Press Release Rocket - ‎May 27, 2016‎
More than a third of American adults are considered obese, says the National Institutes of Health, so it is not surprising that bariatric surgery has received increased attention in recent years, as an article published May 18th on the Baltimore ...

Top benefits of weight loss surgery

eMaxHealth - ‎May 18, 2016‎
When diet and exercise do not work to either shed large amounts of unhealthy weight or to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat, there are several surgical options available.

Have you had weight-loss surgery? Share your story

The Guardian - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Writing in the British Medical Journal, bariatric surgeons say fewer than 1% of people who could benefit are getting surgery, and the numbers are falling rather than rising.

CHI Health Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Kalyana Nandipati 5/19/16

KMTV - ‎May 19, 2016‎
New options are available to those considering bariatric surgery. One of them can help those who are 50 pounds overweight, where traditional bariatric surgery is just for those who need to lose 100 pounds or more. We'll find out more about the opti. KMTV.