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September 29, 2022

Gastric Bypass vs. Sleeve: Which Bariatric Surgery Is Right for Me?

Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Bypass: gain an understanding of each procedure, learn how these surgeries differ, discover pros and cons, and pick your best option.

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October 10, 2018

Gastric sleeve vs gastric balloon

Gastric sleeve vs gastric balloon: Your guide to the pros and cons While bariatric procedures should still be accompanied by a change in lifestyle, they can make it much easier to avoid overeating and to lose weight with a successful long-term outlook. Two of the most popular weight loss procedures are gastric sleeve surgery and […]

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September 3, 2018

What is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and how effective is it?

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (also known simply as gastric bypass) is one of the most popular types of weight loss surgery. The procedure consists of making surgical changes to your stomach and digestive system that restricts the amount of food you can eat, which can lead to significant long-term weight loss. As a result, not […]

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August 3, 2018

Gastric Sleeve Surgery: The complete guide for long-term weight loss

For many struggling to reduce their obesity, a popular and effective weight loss procedure is gastric sleeve surgery, which can significantly reduce one’s weight and keep it off over time. In addition, the resulting weight loss may lead to benefits such as the reduction or elimination of chronic obesity-related diseases. If you have been struggling […]

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June 6, 2018

The impact of gastric bypass on morbidity and mortality rates in young adults

For overweight young adults, extra pounds can take a significant physical and mental toll on your well-being over the years. Unfortunately, these young adults often develop weight-related problems due to being overweight as children or adolescents. Carrying extra weight for decades can result in an increased risk of developing many serious and chronic health issues. […]

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May 8, 2018

Learn why the weight loss balloon is your new weight loss option

Obesity is a serious health issue affecting more than one-third of Americans. It affects mobility, impacts self-esteem and increases the risk of many causes of preventable death—including type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease and some types of cancer. In addition, obesity raises medical costs by an average of $1,429 per patient per year. In light […]

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April 18, 2018

Gastric sleeve: The best bariatric surgery for your body AND your wallet

Bariatric surgical procedures focus on altering the digestive tract to limit the amount of food you can consume or absorb. The first bariatric surgery designed for weight loss was performed in the 1950s, and since then, weight loss options have evolved to include multiple techniques supported by decades of data on their long-term success. As an important […]

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February 16, 2017

Obalon Intragastric Balloon: Weight loss procedure qualifications

Shedding pounds can be a difficult task, but for some people, a unique treatment called the Obalon Intragastric Balloon weight loss procedure can help jump-start the process. The procedure utilizes three capsules – each containing a special balloon – that you’ll swallow over the course of several months. They’re removed six months after you swallow […]

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January 24, 2017

Our new procedure: The Obalon Intragastric balloon

Losing weight and keeping it off through diet and exercise alone often leads to frustration – not to mention a cycle of weight loss and gain that can make extra pounds harder to lose. BMI now offers the Obalon Intragastric balloon to help patients achieve long-term weight loss using breakthrough technology. How does the Obalon […]

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March 28, 2016

Gastric bypass and older patients: The life-saving potential of weight loss surgery

If you’re an older adult between the ages of 55 and 74, you may think it’s too late to do anything about your poor health. However, according to a study published by MedPage Today, elderly adults who undergo gastric bypass weight loss surgery enjoy the same level of benefits as younger patients. The study was […]

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