Weight Loss Surgery Blog

Obesity in Denver, CO I’m recently back from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) annual meeting which was held in conjunction with The Obesity Society (TOS). Therefore, I’m always inspired by new concepts and observations that are collectively made among my colleagues. So,...

Weight Loss Surgery with a BMI of 30-35 The therapy for patients in this category has been defined in a step-wise fashion. Therefore, The first line of treatment is dieting with exercise. However, Many patients through dieting can lose enough weight to reduce their BMI to...

Why Excercise is Important for Your Health We all know that exercise is an essential component of weight loss. Many people compare the two so closely that they are unwilling to continue an exercise routine unless they are seeing continued weight reduction.  This is unfortunate because...

How Cost-Effective is WLS and Robotic Bariatric Surgery? The health risks associated with severe obesity are extensive.  And with these obesity-related health problems–including diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, and obstructive sleep apnea–come increases in health care costs.  A recent study found that while moderate obesity (BMI 30 to...

Diabetic Remission Post Weight Loss Surgery On the 29th, In the annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), research was conducted. And it presented  that 67% of gastric bypass patients experienced complete remission of their diabetes by one year post-operation. The...

The Cost Associated with Being ObeseAccording to a new study from Cornell University, Obesity now accounts for over 20% of health care spending in the U.S. Previous research had calculated this figure to be just 9% more than half of what Cornell researchers calculated. They...

This may be helpful to some to help you get back on track and get back in touch with your band.  Please refer to the “How to eat appropriately for weight loss after Lap-Band surgery” for long-term guidelines on properly using your band. After having a gastric lap band...

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