Weight Loss & Management
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Before Courtney Pound’s bariatric sleeve surgery, her primary care physician was very concerned about her health, due to a number of medical conditions. Bariatric surgery helped get her health back on track.
Rebecca Rym found that struggles with mental illness don’t automatically cancel out weight loss surgery at UH Parma Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgery & Nutrition Center.
Two recent studies show there appears to be benefits to weight-loss surgery that underscore the long-term value of dropping excess pounds.
Until recently, about 80 percent of patients undergoing bariatric surgery have been women. But that is changing. How each gender views their bodies and obesity.
Sitting on the couch playing video games or watching TV is an often-cited contributor to obesity in kids and adults. But how about sitting at a desk for eight hours at work?
If you have Type 2 diabetes, the type of bariatric surgery you have can possibly eliminate the disease altogether.
About 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes. Equally scary, 28 percent of Americans with diabetes don’t even know they have it. How you can avoid diabetes.
One day, calories are the enemy. The next day, it’s carbs. No wonder people are confused about the best diet to lose weight. An expert weighs in on what really works.