Bariatric surgery can be a life changing event. Weight loss may seem easier than ever and staying active and healthy become goals within reach. After several years, however, the results can sometimes plateau or even start to reverse. When this … Read More
Type 2 diabetes can be challenging to treat for people struggling with obesity. Patients who are able to lose weight by making lifestyle changes or taking weight-loss drugs, often gain the weight back, and antidiabetic drugs pose the risk for … Read More
Maintaining a healthy weight is an important part of your overall health. But if you struggle to control your weight, you are not alone. Obesity affects more than 650 million adults worldwide and is considered one of the most common … Read More
Healthy meal prep and cooking start with healthy ingredients. However, unless you are a nutritionist or dietician, knowing what foods and ingredients are unhealthy can be a challenge. This article will provide easy tips to remember as well as a … Read More
Bergen County is home to some of the most preeminent physicians in the country. The Bergen County Top Doctors’ list was created by BERGEN magazine to help residents find the best healthcare provider for their needs. The magazine commissioned Professional … Read More
What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
If you’re considering bariatric surgery for weight loss, a few options exist. The two most popular and most performed surgeries are gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery. In gastric sleeve surgery, which has become the … Read More
As the new year begins, many of us think about making changes to our lives to be healthier, which often includes weight loss goals. Have you been more active? Are you eating better and moving more, but finding progress on … Read More
Obesity is an epidemic in the United States. Those most affected by the obesity epidemic are populations living in an environment that promotes a poor diet and physical inactivity/sedentary lifestyle. Environment alone does not predict nor cause obesity, though.
Scientists … Read More
Are heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) all the same thing? Burning, nausea, indigestion, acid backwash that burns the throat, upset stomach, general digestive discomfort, the ability to breathe fire… Kind of like being in a Pepto-Bismol commercial, … Read More
Why and When Bariatric Surgery is Performed
There are different types of weight-loss surgeries, which are collectively known as bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery involves making changes to your digestive system to enable major long-term weight loss. Although the main … Read More