• New Study in The American Journal Of Medicine Proves Medically Supervised Weight Loss is Effective

    May 30, 2012

    Participants Enrolled In 12-Week Physician-Led Weight Loss Program Lost 28 Pounds on Average Tarrytown, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 A new study of obese people enrolled in a 12-week physician-led weight loss program revealed participants lost an average of 28 pounds. The research appeared in the June issue of The American Journal of Medicine. The data ...

    More Information
  • Depression, Obesity Linked in Older Women but Not Older Men

    May 29, 2012

    By: GINA L. HENDERSON, Family Practice News Digital Network The odds of depression are significantly elevated for older, obese women and significantly decreased for older overweight men, a study of almost 8,000 adults found. The results of the study also held in a longitudinal analysis of the same cohort 5 years later. The findings suggest that more research is ...

    More Information
  • Boomer Health: Obesity and its side effects reach all of us in one way or another

    May 26, 2012

    By Steve Dorfman Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Our country’s conflicted attitude about our collective weight never ceases to fascinate. On the one hand, many of us are outraged every time we hear of a portly airplane passenger being forced to buy a second ticket in order to accommodate his or her girth. On the other hand, we think ...

    More Information
  • Obesity Surgery May Become Option for Many More

    May 24, 2012

    By ANDREW POLLACK, New York Times Weight-loss surgery, once a last resort for extremely overweight people, may soon become an option for those who are less heavy. Rashida Brown of Jamaica Plain, Mass., wanted gastric banding surgery but her body mass index was below federal guidelines. An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration will consider on ...

    More Information
  • The Big Picture: Young, Obese and in Surgery

    May 23, 2012

    By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS, New York Times She was a B student and in the drama club at school. She had good friends and a boyfriend she had met through Facebook. She even showed off her curves in spandex leggings and snug shirts. When her pediatrician, Dr. Senya Vayner, first mentioned weight-loss surgery, Ms. Gofman was 17, still ...

    More Information
  • Register for one of our Upcoming FREE Weight Loss Seminars throughout Texas!

    May 22, 2012

    Attend one of our comprehensive FREE weight loss seminars and learn about which minimally-invasive surgical weight loss procedure is best suited for your current health condition including; Lap Band surgery, Gastric Bypass surgery, as well as Gastric Sleeve surgery, and the revision of failed weight loss surgery. The 1.5 hour seminar will include an educational presentation ...

    More Information
  • NSIDE MD Visits with Dr. Nilesh Patel: Restoring Hope

    May 22, 2012

    By: Erin Seligman Issue: April 2010 | NSIDE Medical Restoring Hope The rather quaint waiting room with rows of monotone chairs immediately transforms with the arrival of Dr. Nilesh Patel. In a wave of personality and speed, the founder of Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) walks through the newly energized space greeting each patient with a hearty handshake, pat ...

    More Information
  • Weight Loss & Exercise Help Overweight Adults Retain Mobility

    May 22, 2012

    Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes who lose weight and exercise regularly report nearly 50 percent fewer mobility problems, according to the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study. “The largest and longest-running study of its kind, this research confirms how important losing weight and increasing physical activity are in the treatment ...

    More Information
  • Surgery for Diabetes May Be Better Than Standard Treatment

    May 21, 2012

    For some people with diabetes, surgery may be the best medicine. Two studies have found that weight-loss operations worked much better than the standard therapies for Type 2 diabetes in obese and overweight people whose blood sugar was out of control. Those who had surgery, which stapled the stomach and rerouted the small intestine, were much ...

    More Information
  • Attend Laredo Weight Loss Free Seminar May 22nd, 11am!

    May 18, 2012

    Attend our comprehensive FREE weight loss seminar in our new Laredo office and learn about which minimally-invasive surgical weight loss procedure is best suited for your current health condition including; Lap Band surgery, Gastric Bypass surgery, as well as Gastric Sleeve surgery, and the revision of failed weight loss surgery. The 1.5 hour seminar will include educational presentations ...

    More Information
Blog was last modified: by