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Improved Sexual Function After Bariatric Surgery

In a study of obese women who underwent bariatric surgery, 2 years later about three quarters of them reported improved sexual satisfaction. In addition, their levels of reproductive hormones were significantly better at that 2-year mark. These results have been … Continue reading

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Bariatric Surgery May Increase Brain Function

Reuters Health (New York) has recently reported on a new study that has found Bariatric surgery may have long-term benefits on brain function. Up to 3 years after surgery, patients had improved attention, executive function and memory. John Gunstad, a … Continue reading

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Gastric Bypass ‘cures’ Diabetes in a third of patients

A new study published in the highly acclaimed Annals of Surgery has shown that almost a third of obese patients with type 2 diabetes undergoing Gastric Bypass were effectively “cured” of their disease, being in complete remission (by the strictest … Continue reading

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Insulin Sensitivity in Obese Teens Improved By a Reduction in BMI

Obese teenagers who reduced their body mass index (BMI) by 8 percent or more had improvements in insulin sensitivity, an important metabolic factor related to the later development of type 2 diabetes. The teens followed a family-based, lifestyle-modification weight loss … Continue reading

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Bariatric surgery patients need nutritional education

Patients undergoing bariatric surgery must be continuously educated on proper nutrition so they can avoid the risk of developing significant vitamin B12 deficiencies, according a study from the University of Connecticut, Farmington. The research, which is published in SOARD also … Continue reading

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