Weight Loss Surgery to Improve Heart Damage

Weight Loss Surgery to Improve Heart DamageOhio State University physicians at Nationwide Children’s Hospital published a recent study in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery showing morbidly obese teens had hearts that looked like those of a middle-aged man or woman—they noticed significant heart damage. Cardiac magnetic resonance images were done on 10 teenagers (9 girls… Continue reading Weight Loss Surgery to Improve Heart Damage

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http://bariatrics.ecommunity.com/p/birth-rate-increasing-among-older-women-complications-obesity/With that said, in our experience at the Community bariatric program, lap band surgery can improve the overall health of these women, lessening the rate of complications and improving the pre-term birth rate associated with obesity-related pregnancy. CNN.com reported state-by-state pre-term birth rates in the U.S. with a grade from the March of Dimes. Indiana… Continue reading http://bariatrics.ecommunity.com/p/birth-rate-increasing-among-older-women-complications-obesity/

GASTRIC BANDING WAS SHOWN TO BE SAFER THAN SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

GASTRIC BANDING WAS SHOWN TO BE SAFER THAN SLEEVE GASTRECTOMYData from the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database™ 5* showed that sleeve gastrectomy had a 3x greater rate of total complications in the first year when compared to gastric banding- read more

Weight Loss Options with Keith McEwen MD

Weight Loss Options with Keith McEwen MDOnline presentation about bariatric surgery from the comfort of home. Dr. Keith McEwen, certified lap band surgeon, discusses obesity risks, surgical options for weight loss, lifestyle changes and more.

Fast Food and Screen Time Blamed for Obesity

Fast Food and Screen Time Blamed for ObesityPosted on May 28th, 2013 by Community Bariatric Services No Comments »Phone interviews with 1,011 Americans blame cheap fast foods and too much screen time for the obesity epidemic. A third of the surveyed adults reject government policies that try to force healthier eating by limiting food choices while… Continue reading Fast Food and Screen Time Blamed for Obesity