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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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March 10, 2016

FAQ: How weight loss surgery can affect pregnancy

At BMI of Texas, we get asked a lot of questions about gastric bypass and weight loss surgery. One of the most frequent questions from our younger female patients is how weight loss surgery will affect their ability to become pregnant. The short answer: It doesn’t really! A post-surgery pregnancy can be safe and healthy […]

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August 12, 2015

The effects of bariatric surgery on childbirth

The US National Library of Medicine states that about one in five pregnant women are obese, a majority of those women being of reproductive age. If you’re overweight, you may wonder how your extra pounds affect your fertility. This could be the perfect time to undergo your chosen type of bariatric surgery for long-term weight […]

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