NEWS: Bariatric Surgery May Help Reset Weight “Set Point”

For those that struggle with obesity, diet and exercise are often not enough. Studies have shown that there is as much as a 95% failure rate in those trying to lose weight through lifestyle changes alone. This high failure rate is due to numerous factors, including: Failing to address the root of the weight gain. […]

Urinary Incontinence Improved by Bariatric Surgery by 3 Years

At the American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting it was discussed that there had been an improvement of urinary incontinence in obese women for as many as three years after bariatric surgery. Most of the women reporting urinary incontinence are obese and are reported to be at a 4-fold increased risk […]

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 […]

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