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Modern bariatric surgery can cut medications in obesity patients

Modern bariatric surgery can cut medications in obesity patients | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
Patients with obesity take significantly fewer medications after weight-loss surgery than their non-surgical counterparts, and end up spending 22.4 percent less on drugs for diabetes and heart disease after four years, according to new research.
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WellPower: Bariatric Surgery Found to Be Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes in Obese Patients |

WellPower: Bariatric Surgery Found to Be Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes in Obese Patients | | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
Bariatric Surgery - the most effective treatment for Type 2 Diabetes in the obese? #Well4LifeProgram @SaintAgnesMD http://t.co/pLSpdBA3nJ
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How To Choose - LAP-BAND, Sleeve, or Gastric Bypass?

Orange County Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Oliak explains how to choose the most appropriate weight loss operation - LAP-BAND, Sleeve Gastrectomy, or Gastric Bypass.

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Moderately Obese, Too – WebMD

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Moderately Obese, Too – WebMD | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
It reduces symptoms of type 2 diabetes, studies found, but surgical risks exist.
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Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet - Penn State News

Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet - Penn State News | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet
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Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet. By Matthew Solovey. June 17, 2013. Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet.
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Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Is Effective in Two Genetic Mouse Models of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor Deficiency

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Is Effective in Two Genetic Mouse Models of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor Deficiency. http://t.co/YPo7oXLNVt
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Early Glycemic Benefits of Bariatric Surgery Are Largely Due to ...

Early Glycemic Benefits of Bariatric Surgery Are Largely Due to ... | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
Currently, the notion that type 2 diabetes is somehow specifically “cured” by bariatric surgery (strategically renamed “metabolic surgery” by some) is receiving a lot of traction.This is largely based on the observation that in ...
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New Guidelines Broaden Eligibility for Bariatric Surgery - General Surgery News

New Guidelines Broaden Eligibility for Bariatric Surgery - General Surgery News | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
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New Guidelines Broaden Eligibility for Bariatric Surgery
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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy was added to the “proven” list of primary bariatric and metabolic procedures.
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If Obesity Is a Disease, Why Are So Many Obese People Healthy? | TIME.com

If Obesity Is a Disease, Why Are So Many Obese People Healthy? | TIME.com | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
The decision of the American Medical Association (AMA) to classify obesity as a disease is great news for the pharmaceutical industry, as it is likely to increase pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to approve more weight-loss drugs and...
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Sleeve gastrectomy surgery linked to more weight loss than lap-band

Sleeve gastrectomy surgery linked to more weight loss than lap-band | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
1. 1 month complication rates in increasing order: laparoscopic-adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), sleeve gastrectomies (SG), laparoscopic gastric bypass (RYGB). 2. Weight loss at one year as percentage of body weigt: 34% ...
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Thinner You, Fatter Wallet – The Economic Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Thinner You, Fatter Wallet – The Economic Benefits of Bariatric Surgery | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
The cost of bariatric surgery can be recouped in as little as 2 years! (Is it possible that the benefits of bariatric surgery outweigh the cost of the procedure? Find out in this week's...
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7 Ways To Celebrate Your Weight Loss | Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Update | Penn Medicine

Skydiving?7 Ways to Celebrate a Weight Loss: - http://t.co/8fBHPSyEU9
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ViSiGi 3D™ Sleeve Gastrectomy Calibration System

The ViSiGi 3D™ is the first device approved in the US specifically for calibration during sleeve gastrectomy procedures. This instrument replaces the both th...
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Issues Statement on The Classification of Obesity ... - Newsday

New Jersey Bariatric Center Issues Statement on The Classification of Obesity ... - Newsday | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
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Weight-Loss Surgery: A Cure for the Morbidly Obese? - U.S. News & World Report

Weight-Loss Surgery: A Cure for the Morbidly Obese? - U.S. News & World Report | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
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Scripps Health - What is a Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Scripps Health - What is a Sleeve Gastrectomy? | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a surgery designed to help patients reduce their weight by removing as much as 80 percent of the stomach. The remaining stomach is formed into a tube, like a sleeve. Though the stomach is ...
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Which Weight Loss Surgery is Right for You? - PR Newswire (press release)

Which Weight Loss Surgery is Right for You? - PR Newswire (press release) | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
Which Weight Loss Surgery is Right for You?
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Doctor: Weight loss surgery successful for most people - Daily American Online

Doctor: Weight loss surgery successful for most people - Daily American Online | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
Doctor: Weight loss surgery successful for most people
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He said there are three different surgical options: laproscopic adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery.
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Bariatric Surgery ... There's an App for That

Bariatric Surgery ... There's an App for That | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
It seems like there’s a smartphone or tablet app for everything these days, and weight loss surgery can say it, too, has an app. The BariMate app is the first weight management App written specific...
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Advanced Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Coding, Technique, Complications and Revisions | American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Advanced Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Coding, Technique, Complications and Revisions | American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery | Bariatric Surgery | Scoop.it
ASMBS will hold a sleeve course at ACS 2013 Congress this October. Outline now available & registration open! http://t.co/XtnP9QqKOE
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