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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|

Hospital CEO goes public about Gastric Sleeve Surgery to help others, including himself…

More than 15 years ago the World Health Organization recognized obesity as a global epidemic, and rates of obesity have been increasing ever since. Currently considered a severe health hazard, obesity is a risk factor [...]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|

New Zealand Woman loses 202 lbs in less than a year with the Gastric Sleeve

In August 2014, Simone Anderson, Age 25, weighed 372 lbs She had Gastric Sleeve Surgery and lost 202 lbs in less than a year The Auckland-based make up artist was [...]

Tuesday, November 8, 2016|

The Orbera Intragastric Balloon Procedure with Dr Kuri in Mexico

A Intragastric Balloon is a silicon balloon designed to help those struggling with diet and exercise to lose weight.  The balloon is a non-surgical in-patient procedure. ORBERA, an intragastric balloon, has been used for weight [...]

Thursday, October 27, 2016|

Surgery for Weight Loss: A Standard Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

Weight Loss Surgery should be a Standard Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Weight-loss surgery not only leads to dramatic weight loss, it also reverses type 2 diabetes in most people who undergo these stomach-shrinking procedures. [...]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016|

Woman loses 124 lbs with the Gastric Sleeve, taking a selfie a day

Christine Carter, 28, is a weight-loss success story, but her journey to a happy, healthy weight might look a bit different than most people's paths. And that's totally fine with her. In August 2014, Carter [...]

Monday, August 15, 2016|

The Gastric Balloon is a Non-Invasive Weight Loss Alternative to Surgery

No matter what she tried, Doris Carril could not drop the extra pounds she gained as she aged. “Eating every three hours, exercising, liquid diets, anything," said Carril. Now, thanks to the new gastric balloon [...]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016|