Lap Band Surgery

'Real Housewives' Lauren Manzo: 'Lap band surgery was great for me'

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Lauren Manzo has recommitted to her long battle to lose weight. Manzo’s struggle to shed excess weight has been a continuing story throughout The Real Housweives of New Jersey’s four seasons. In September 2011, she underwent a lap band surgery and has since lost 20 pounds. In an interview […]

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Weight-Loss Surgery Works in IBD Patients

Obese patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) had weight loss and resolution of other obesity-related complications, similar to that of patients without IBD, after bariatric surgery, a small retrospective study showed. Weight loss varied substantially by the type of bariatric procedure used, ranging from 26% of excess weight with adjustable banding to 95% with sleeve

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Rex Ryan Speaks About Lap Band

Today at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Rex Ryan, head coach of the New York Jets, spoke about his own experiences with weight loss surgery. Announcing that he’s lost 100 pounds, Ryan told the audience his goal is to lose another 25 pounds. His ‘lucky vest’

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State Spending for Weight-Loss Surgery Increases

As the numbers of obese in Texas have swelled, so has the comfort of state and federal lawmakers with spending taxpayer dollars on weight-loss surgery for the elderly and the poor. A Texas Tribune analysis of federal and state health care expenditures shows Medicare spending for weight-loss surgeries for Texas seniors — including gastric bypass

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Is Lap Band Surgery a Good Option for Weight Loss?

One of the most popular forms of weight loss surgeries is lap band surgery. It has been around in the European countries since the past ten years, and has become popular in the United States about three years back. Like all types of surgeries and procedures, there are some misunderstandings and misconceptions associated with lap

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Getting that Cheap Surgery Done Abroad Could Cost You Your Life

  Medical tourism has ballooned into a $100 billion industry, and struggling travel agents want to cash in. But is the lure of cheaper treatment and a possible vacation worth the risk to your health? James R. Goldberg, a healthcare executive and author of “The American Medical Money Machine: The Destruction of Healthcare in America and

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What’s That – Lap Band Surgery Information without a keyboard?

Downloading coupons or videos.  Rather than key in a phone number or a website address, you simply hold your phone up to a TV or magazine ad and automatically receive information.  Our application provides information about lap band surgery, the gastric bypass, the gastric sleeve, or non surgical HCG. Many phones such as Google’s Android

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Lap Band Surgery in Boerne, Texas

Dr. Patel is a nationally recognized, fellowship-trained, minimally invasive surgeon. His practice specializes in both advanced and basic laparoscopic (minimally invasive) procedures and is proud to announce its newest office in Boerne, Texas. The Boerne Integrated Weight Loss Center will not only serve the Boerne neighborhood but also the entire Texas Hill Country area.  Staffed

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