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Operation or Modification?: Weight Loss and Diabetes

This is the final post in a three-week series on gastric surgery. When you’re overweight with type 2 diabetes losing weight isn’t just a desire—it’s part of your recommended care. Insulin resistance increases with your BMI, so slimming down and … Continue reading

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What To Expect Post-Gastric Surgery

This is week two of a three-week series on gastric surgery. So you have been thinking about gastric bypass surgery. You not alone. It is big business and it is growing every year. Over 200,000 people chose this route to … Continue reading

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When Diets Fail: Bypass Surgery

This is a continuation of yesterday’s piece titled “When Diets Fail” Reduction/Malabsorptive Reduction/malabsorptive surgeries alter the way food flows through the intestines, sometimes forcing the food to bypass entire sections—which is why these procedures are sometimes called “gastric bypass.” When … Continue reading

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When Diets Fail: Gastric Reduction Surgery

This is week one of a three-week series on gastric surgery. Here’s a hypothetical: You are obese, you have multiple medical problems and you have tried every diet under the sun, stars and moon without success. Is it time to … Continue reading

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