Weight Loss & Management

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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.

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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.

Rebecca Rym pictured before and after weight loss procedures

Weight-Loss Surgery Reverses Woman's Declining Mental Health

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.

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Have Benefits Beyond the Scale

Two recent studies show there appears to be benefits to weight-loss surgery that underscore the long-term value of dropping excess pounds.

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Obesity in Men vs. Women

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.

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How Sitting at Your Desk All Day Can Have Serious Health Consequences

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?

Katie Miskulin after Gastric Bypass Surger

How Bariatric Surgery Can Help Your Type 2 Diabetes

If you have Type 2 diabetes, the type of bariatric surgery you have can possibly eliminate the disease altogether.

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