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Is Weight Loss Medication Right For Me?

Weight loss medications, also known as anti-obesity drugs, can be a helpful tool for those looking to lose weight and improve their overall health. However, it's important to note that these medications should be used...

Identifying and Treating Abdominal Adhesions

Abdominal adhesions are common in people who have had abdominal surgery. According to the National Institutes of Health, abdominal adhesions develop in more than nine in every 10 people who have surgery that opens the...

Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

Your first Thanksgiving after weight-loss surgery is an ideal time to set new, healthy traditions. When you think about it, the foods you eat at Thanksgiving, like turkey, yams and cranberries, can all be highly...

Tips for Healthy Eating

If you’re looking to lose weight, one of the best ways to do so is with healthy eating. Use the following healthy eating tips to help improve your nutrition and encourage weight loss. Eat a Whole...

10 Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

If considering weight loss surgery, you may be curious about the benefits of surgery other than the primary benefit of weighing less. The numerous benefits of surgery extend far beyond just the number on the...

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Lap Band vs Gastric Sleeve

The Lap-Band and gastric sleeve are bariatric surgery procedures that can help you lose excess weight. While both procedures are safe and effective, it helps to know the differences and benefits of each so you...

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What is Diverticulitis?

Diverticulitis and diverticulosis are two conditions that occur in your colon (large intestine). Together they are known as diverticular disease, and both effect the pockets or bulges that form in the wall of your colon...

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Robotics: The Future of Bariatric Surgery

If obesity is taking its toll on your well-being and traditional weight loss methods like diet and exercise aren’t helping, it may be time to consider bariatric surgery. Luckily, technology has advanced to make minimally...

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