Dr. Louisiana Valenzulea, MD, recently attended the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases course in mini-gastric bypass (MGB)/gastric bypass single-anastomosis (OAGB).
A new study suggests that bariatric surgery procedures may help ease urinary incontinence symptoms in both men and women. Obesity is one of the major risk factors associated with urinary incontinence, a medical condition that causes individuals to leak urine. Bariatric surgery assists individuals that are considered obese to lose weight, which in turn helps […]
New Study Claims Bariatric Surgery Can Rewire Brain According to this new study by the University of Missouri-Kansas City, people who go under the knife for weight loss surgery are less attracted to food after the procedure than those who just elect to diet to lose weight. American scientists looked at the brain scans of […]
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 […]
Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, a weight loss surgeon with Mexico Bariatric Center, attends the IFSO in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The IFSO, the International Federation Surgery for Obesity, conference allowed Dr. Valenzuela to expand her knowledge and keep abreast of the latest information on bariatrics and obesity.
Skipping Breakfast Proven Not To Be As Bad For Weight Loss After All It was recently assumed that skipping breakfast could cause you to gain weight or avoid losing weight, but a new study shows this may not actually be the case. It is not to say that you should skip breakfast now, as it […]
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. […]
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 […]
Bariatric surgery is the term reserved for weight-loss surgeries. They include procedures like gastric bypass, lap-band, and a lesser-known procedure called a sleeve gastrectomy. It is a newer procedure that is now being approved for a larger quantity of obese individuals. Its benefits include a minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure and excellent long-term results.
Weight Loss Surgery Helps the Entire Family The Archives of Surgery continues to release new data offering up benefits for getting weight loss surgeries such as gastric bypass. The newest is a study on how one family member getting the surgery helps the rest of the family become healthier as well. Among the results, were […]