Weight Loss & Management

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Smart Watches Hold Promise to Detect Disease and Improve Health

Wearable technology is advancing quickly with great promise for improving health. What does the future hold?

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Are ‘Natural’ Sweeteners Healthier Than Sugar?

If you’re looking to improve nutrition and cut your sugar intake, there’s a lot to keep in mind when choosing a natural sweetener.

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Overweight and Afraid to Go to the Doctor? You're Not Alone

Many people who are overweight avoid going to the doctor for fear of being criticized. Learn how and why doctors support healthy weight loss.

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Can Weight Loss Surgery Reverse Diabetes?

Significant weight loss is often an important health goal for people with Type 2 diabetes. For some, bariatric surgery can change the body’s metabolism and reverse diabetes.

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Patient’s Weight Loss Allows Hip Replacement and a New Life

Over the years Jean tried every diet out there but nothing seemed to work for her. Eventually her hip pain got so bad, she had to take a leave of absence from work. After bariatric surgery, everything changed.

Katrina Cox gives the thumbs up with Dr. James Cireddu at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

Holistic Approach to Bariatric Surgery Help Prepares for Heart Valve Replacement

Katrina Cox of Bedford is now a healthier and more active mother and grandmother, thanks to a whole-health approach for care at University Hospitals.

Ailene and Adam wedding photo

Commitment To Weight-Loss Journey Spells Success For Bariatric Surgery Patient

Ailene Zaebst walked down the aisle at her wedding more than 140 pounds lighter from bariatric surgery, completing a weight-loss journey that began 18 months earlier at UH Parma Medical Center.

Courtney Pound pictured after weight loss procedures

Bariatric Surgery Helps Patient Reclaim Health

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.

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