Gastric Banding Surgery No Longer For the Obese

The weight loss surgical procedure has been used for countless years to control diabetes in the severely diabetes. However a new study shows that overweight diabetics may benefit from the procedure too. The operation provides countless health benefits to both overweight and obese patients.

Lap-Band Surgery in Mexico

Gastric Banding Surgery is the largest type of bariatric surgeries performed today. With over 500,000 surgeries done worldwide, gastric banding is the most prevalent bariatric surgery being practiced. Gastric banding surgeryis a general term to describe when an implant is used to restrict the upper portion of the stomach. The implant themselves are often more […]

Reoperative, Revisional Bariatric Surgery Risks are Low

When it comes to reoperative bariatric surgery, there has been a long-standing concern that the procedure is hazardous for patients. Studies now show that reoperative bariatric surgery does not increase the morbidity or the mortality rates for patients as was initially suspected. In fact, the differences between the first surgery and the reoperative bariatric surgery […]

Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Patients Not Improved by Bariatric Surgery

A Change in BMI Data was conducted from over 22 type 1 diabetes patients with a BMI of greater than 35kg/m2 culminating from three bariatric surgery centers located in Belgian. Out of the patients studied, 6 of them had a sleeve gastrectomy while 16 of them underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Using a linear mixed […]

Bariatric Surgery Credentialing Organizations and What They Mean to You

Obesity is the leading public health problem in U.S. and worldwide and bariatric surgery is the leading edge treatment for the patients with obesity and obesity-related conditions. The chronic obesity disease is a potentially life-threatening and weight loss surgery can help patients turn their lives around. Metabolic and Bariatric Accredition and Quality Agencies are responsible […]

Gastric Sleeve in Las Vegas

This restrictive type of surgical procedure will permanently reduce the size of a patient’s stomach, which limits their food intakes and their level of hunger. Gastric sleeve surgery in Las Vegas does not involve any type of intestinal rerouting or malabsorption unless the procedure is followed by the gastric bypass one. Gastric sleeve surgery uses […]

Lap-Band Surgery Failures

Laparoscopic gastric banding or Lap-band is one of the popular Bariatric surgery procedures performed with minimal invasive surgery. It involves placing an adjustable silicon band around the upper part of the stomach that is connected to a port on abdominal wall. This band can be inflated or deflated according to the requirement of the body. […]

Bariatric Surgery: Do You Really Need Surgery for Weight Loss?

You have tried all sorts of weight losing diets, but you lose and finally gain weight. Are you wondering if you now need a weight loss surgery? Bariatric surgery is a great way to lose the excess fat of your body, but there are many other facts to consider before choosing this option for successfully […]

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