Obese Teenagers at Higher Risk for Kidney Damage Or Abnormal Kidney Function

Obese Teenagers at Higher Risk for Kidney Damage Or Abnormal Kidney Function According to a new study by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, one in 5 severely obese teenagers show abnormal kidney function. This study was presented on April 25 at the National Kidney Foundation’s 2014 Spring Clinical Meeting. This is the first study […]

Substantial Weight Loss Shown For Obese Patients Three Years After Surgery

Substantial Weight Loss Shown For Obese Patients Three Years After Surgery A recent study published in Journal for American Medical Association showed that during 3-year follow-up visits after weight loss surgery, extreme weight loss was displayed. This especially occurred in patients who were deemed severely obese as a result of their body mass index number. […]

Rise in Cosmetic Surgery in Minorities: 2013 Statistics

Rise in Cosmetic Surgery in Minorities: 2013 Statistics According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, plastic surgery is becoming a growing trend for minorities. These individuals seek to enhance their differences rather than make changes that would shed their ethnicity altogether. Their study shows that both facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery […]

Study Believes Gut Sleeve May Help Sidestep Weight Loss Surgeries

Study Believes Gut Sleeve May Help Sidestep Weight Loss Surgeries A new study from the University of Cincinnati and Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen in Germany found on rats that when a removable silicone intestinal barrier tube was used the same amount of weight loss occurred. With nearly two-thirds of Americans being overweight or obese, it’s no […]

Experts Say Women Should Wait At Least A Year Before Trying to Get Pregnant After Bariatric Surgery

According to a literature review published in The Obstetrician & Gynecologist women should wait a minimum of a year before trying to conceive following any weight loss surgery. The review looks closely at the advantages and limitations that bariatric surgery has as well as the safety involved.

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