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). I’m always inspired by new concepts and observations that are collectively made among my colleagues. I’d like...

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 At the 29th annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) research was presented showing that 67% of gastric bypass patients experienced complete remission of their diabetes by one year post-operation. The key findings of the...

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

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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