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The Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

It’s no secret that many Americans struggle with obesity and weight loss, so it’s not surprising that the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery reported that over 180,000 people opted for weight loss surgery in 2013. Medical evidence is stacking up in favor of bariatric surgery, too, as news headlines regularly report new studies […]

Weight Loss Surgery May be Better Than Medication Alone for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

On Monday’s NBC Nightly News, (March 31, 2014), Brian Williams reported that “researchers have found that weight loss surgery for” patients with type 2 diabetes can be more effective than taking medication in beating this disease.” USA Today reported that investigators “followed 150 patients, one-third of whom were treated for their diabetes with medication and […]