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Surgery Improves Fertility in Obese Women of Reproductive Age.

Surgery improves fertility in obese women of reproductive age | Bariatric News
Bariatric surgery improves factors that underlie fertility and pregnancy outcomes, according to the findings from a study by researchers from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

American Diabetes Association – emphasises role of metabolic surgery for T2DM treatment

The American Diabetes Association has emphasised the important role of metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery appears to reverse premature ageing

Weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse the premature aging associated with obesity. Read full article: Reverse Premature Aging

Benefits and Potential Risks Involved with the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Mr Jon Armstrong briefly outlines the benefits and potential risks associated with Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery in a youtube clip.

Introducing Obesity Surgery: Obesity and the Brain

An interesting youtube video by Dr David Schroeder

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Heart Failure Risks in Severely Obese

Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of heart failure by more than half in obese patients without a history of heart disease or stroke, according to a study published by researchers from Greisinger Obesity Institute in Danville, PA.

Eat, Fast and Live Longer Documentary by BBC presenter Michael Mosley

Eat, Fast and Live Longer – BBC Documentary by Michael Mosley.

DEXA Scan -Available at Advance Surgical

DEXA scans are now available at Advance Surgical. It is a great pre-operative tool for baseline measurements and post operatively – it allows you to monitor your weight loss progress. The DEXA is a very safe, low dose X-Ray machine, which gives an accurate assessment of your body composition. It measures your fat, muscle and bone to the gram. We have a qualified physiotherapist and exercise physiologist to perform scans and guide you through results. For bookings phone 9386 2634.

Extreme Obesity Can Reduce Life Expectancy

Risks of having a high BMI.

Diet Tip -Post Sleeve Gastrectomy Patients

Remember to drink frequently throughout the day. This is even more important as the weather starts to warm up. Take a water bottle with you when you can… keep one in the car, on your desk and when you exercise. It you are not enjoying water, try adding a squeeze of lemon juice or a dash of sugar free cordial.