Monthly Archives: September 2010
Bariatric surgery before pregnancy and delivery may lower the risk for gestational diabetes and need for Caesarean section, according to a new study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
Bariatric surgery may reduce the use of medications and healthcare costs in patients with Type 2 Diabetes, according to the findings of a new study in the August issue of the Archives of Surgery. “Bariatric surgery results in long-term weight … Continue reading
The Australian newspaper today reported new data from a UK study showing diets can never help the overweight become slim; the only option is surgery.
Our DNA is programmed for when humans lived as primitive “hunter-gatherers”, and so as people consume food, the body “accepts” the new weight and tries to restore any losses as quickly as possible. This was a survival advantage 10,000 years … Continue reading