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

June 6, 2018June 6, 2018
Learn why the weight loss balloon is your new weight loss option
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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...

May 8, 2018November 18, 2022
Gastric sleeve: The best bariatric surgery for your body AND your wallet
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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...

April 18, 2018April 18, 2018
Let’s talk about Walk with a Doc!
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Let’s talk about Walk with a Doc!

For many years, walking groups have been a popular option for people looking to achieve their basic fitness goals with the support of those around them. Participants of walking groups can motivate each other to walk regularly and to obtain the numerous health benefits that walking provides. Walk with a Doc is a local walking...

February 5, 2018February 5, 2018
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Types of Weight Loss Surgery

If you are considering weight loss surgery, it is important to understand your options. There are several different types of weight loss surgery, all of which have their own unique benefits with a different approach to weight loss. While the end result may be similar in some cases, it is critical to understand the variations,...

July 22, 2014July 22, 2014