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Topic: Bariatric Surgery

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval to Expand Use of Lap Band

Allergan Inc. announced that an FDA Advisory Committee has recommended with an 8-2 vote that the FDA extend the currently approved use of the company’s Lad Band® System, used for weight loss surgery, to patients that have a body mass index below 40. The Lap Band, which is an inflatable silicone device that gets placed… Read more »

New Guidelines for Post Bariatric Surgery Care Published

Bariatric surgery is becoming more common—the Endocrine Society estimates that around 200,000 weight loss surgeries were performed last year. Because of this, the society put together a task force that has published guidelines for post-op bariatric surgery follow-up and monitoring. Seventeen recommendations were published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism by the… Read more »

Weight Loss Surgery for Teens May Head Off Lifetime of Obesity

While some doctors may be reluctant to perform weight loss surgery on teens, new studies suggest that this measure might help patients head off a lifetime of obesity. “There’s certainly a feeling among health-care providers and families that little Johnny is really getting heavier and heavier, but all he needs to do is put his… Read more »

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Memory

Three months after bariatric surgery patients had a significant improvement in memory function, according to research conducted by Gladys Strain, PhD, director of research for laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Bariatric surgery, such as gastric bypass, is an effective obesity treatment, but its effects on cognition have not been well studied,… Read more »

Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Reduces Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Obesity is becoming a bigger health issue in the United States every day. A new study released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) found that after a review of the 33 leading world economies, the U.S. came in first with the most overweight population. They estimated that about a third of Americans… Read more »

Texas is State with 13th Highest Obesity Rate

A new report on obesity in the United States, “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2010,” revealed that obesity rates increased in 28 states in the past year. Texas tied with Ohio for 13th place in a list of states with the highest obesity rates for adults. Both states have an obesity… Read more »

Bariatric Surgery Patients Can Breathe Easy

Women and men who undergo bariatric surgery breathe easier and take fewer medications, says new research published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Researchers studied records of 320 patients for an entire year, before and after bariatric weight loss surgery.  They found that patients reduced their breathing medications by 50 percent 1 year after… Read more »

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