Welcome to the 21st century. No, robots will not be doing the job of surgeons any time soon. However, they are already making surgery quicker, easier and safer at Advanced Laparoscopic Associates.
What Is Robotic Surgery?
Robotic surgery is … Read More
If you have some weight to lose but you’re not ready—or don’t qualify—for bariatric surgery, an intragastric balloon might be just what you need. This is a nonsurgical, nonpermanent procedure that may help you eat less and lose weight.
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Busy people in a busy modern society know that something has to give when it comes to juggling work, family, health, fun and everything else. Far too often, the result is compromised sleep. The truth is, sleep is one of … Read More
The end of Halloween marks the unofficial start of the holiday season (is it getting earlier every year, or is it just us?). The holidays are a time for friends, family and—frequently—food. Having weight loss surgery can mean a drastic … Read More
Diabetes is a worldwide health problem affecting just under 10 percent of the United States population, according to the American Diabetes Association. Though there have been many advances in diabetes care over the past decade, these advances have failed to … Read More
Recent studies both in the U.S. and other countries show an alarming link between obesity and depression. Obesity and mental health effects, specifically depression, are associated with many health risks, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and limitations on the … Read More