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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery a viable option for significant weight loss

Bariatric surgery a viable option for significant weight loss

Dieting is frustrating for most of us, but for some, it’s nearly impossible. Bariatric, also known as weight-loss surgery, can be a viable option.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Get Healthy magazine's letter from the associate publisher, September/October 2012

Get Healthy magazine's letter from the associate publisher, September/October 2012

THE THRIVING HEALTH CARE SECTOR IN NWI IS NOT JUST GOOD BUSINESS, IT’S AN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVANTAGE AS OUR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN GAIN GROUND IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS

August 15, 2012 12:45 am

Bariatric surgery can reverse diabetes symptoms better than medicine

Studies released last week showed some people were able to stop taking insulin as soon as three days after their operations. Cholesterol and other heart risk factors also greatly improved.

April 05, 2012 9:00 am

Research: Bariatric surgery can reverse diabetes symptoms better than medicine

New research shows weight-loss surgery can reverse the signs of Type 2 diabetes better than medication alone.

April 01, 2012 12:00 am
Surgery can put Type 2 diabetes into remission

Surgery can put Type 2 diabetes into remission

New research gives clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes, and doctors say the operation should be offered sooner to more people with the disease.

March 29, 2012 9:00 am
What to know before undergoing bariatric surgery

What to know before undergoing bariatric surgery

More obese patients are undergoing weight-loss surgery than ever before, but local doctors and experts stress to keep the matter on a case-by-case basis.

February 23, 2012 9:00 am

St. Mary Medical holds weight loss surgery seminar Jan. 16

HOBART | A seminar on Weight-Loss Surgery: Is it Right for Me? will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16 at St. Mary Medical Center, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave.

December 27, 2011 12:00 am
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