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Don’t Put Off Weight Loss Until You’re “Morbidly Obese”, Study Finds

A new research study found that patients who underwent weight loss surgery before they gained enough weight to be deemed as “morbidly obese” achieved better results after surgery in comparison to heavier patients. Patients [...]

Thursday, September 7, 2017|

Gastric Sleeve offers patients relief from food cravings

"I've lost right around 200 pounds" Nick Bone and his wife recently celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary by renewing their vows. Looking over pictures together, it’s obvious they share the same love they [...]

Monday, August 14, 2017|

Lap-Band Revision Surgery involves removal of the Lap Band and Conversion to Sleeve Gastrectomy

Lap-Band Revision Surgery Lap-Band Revision Surgery involves removal of the Lap Band and Conversion to Sleeve Gastrectomy The majority of our Lap-Band ® patients have experienced successful weight loss with the Lap-Band gradually over [...]

Friday, June 9, 2017|

“Teacher of the Year” loses 270 lbs after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

CNN - "Gosh, I wanna be that guy again," Jeff Baxter would think when he remembered how it felt to be in shape. The 66-year-old teacher wasn't exactly accustomed to the extra pounds he was [...]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017|

Overweight Individuals with Diabetes Can Reduce Health Risks with Lap-Band Surgery, New Study Finds

Diabetes is a risky disease which if not kept in check leads to many health problems and eventually death. Doctors and researchers have found that there has been a significant rise in the number of [...]

Thursday, March 2, 2017|

Study finds Lap-Band Surgery beneficial for extremely obese teens

Lap band surgery has significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as a first option to manage obesity during adolescence, a new study has found. A new [...]

Friday, February 3, 2017|

Australian Actress, Brodie MacPherson reveals she had Gastric Sleeve Surgery

"Life is about so much more than the number on the scales. For me, it’s about challenging yourself." Her transformation is incredible - she’s lost 145 lbs and dropped a staggering five dress sizes. When [...]

Friday, January 27, 2017|

The Orbera Gastric Balloon: A Device to Kickstart your Weight Loss

Losing weight is difficult, but the hardest part is getting started. A simple device called the Orbera, now available in Alaska, can help with that. Dr. Justin Clark said the Orbera is a balloon inserted [...]

Friday, January 13, 2017|

New Year, New Life: High School Principle Transforms life with the Gastric Sleeve

Last spring, Walsh hit a wall. In fulfilling a promise to his mother, he reluctantly visited a doctor for a check-up appointment, something he “avoided like the plague.” As he stepped onto the scale to [...]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017|