From a philosophical point of view, we cannot reconcile a world in which so many people are suffering from malnutrition and starving for want a few grains and yet others are killing themselves through obesity.
Losing weight may not be easy, but there are many options available to help with the journey. People often start the weight loss process by trying a commercial diet, like those you see on TV. But when losing weight on your own doesn't work, weight loss surgery, or now, non-surgical medical procedures, can help.
Though bariatric surgeries have proven to be life-changing for the vast majority of patients who undergo them, a cloud of confusion still hangs over these procedures. Here, weight loss surgery experts themselves clear up the most common misconceptions.
People who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to achieve remission of diabetes than those who try to shed excess pounds by dieting and exercising, a recent study suggests.
During a routine doctor’s appointment in 2018, Robert Davis, assistant chief of security for Jackson Health System, was astonished at the scary news he received - he was borderline diabetic and had high blood pressure. He had not noticed his weight creeping on until these other health complications presented to him.
A recent study has found that bariatric surgery can significantly improve quality of life, musculoskeletal pain as well as physical function.
Interesting article suggesting that cooking lessons should be introduced to the curriculum, in order to tackle the child obesity epidemic.
Another study has reinforced that weight loss surgery can help manage type 2 diabetes. Here at Obesity Surgery Manchester we have many patients who are in remission of the diabetes.
Very troubling article stating that Obesity is set to double in 20 years and will affect 13 million people. As a result of this increase, added pressure on NHS is likely to occur due to obesity related diseases.
Patients with severe obesity who had bariatric or weight-loss surgery and lost more than 20% of their total weight were 50% less likely to develop cancer compared to patients who did not have as much weight loss after surgery, according to a new study presented today by Oregon Health & Science University researchers at the 36th American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2019.