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An estimated 220,000 Americans undergo some type of bariatric surgery each year, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has revealed that he is one of them. The high-profile Republican – who hasn’t revealed his weight but is estimated to tip the...
Steward Rendon, a doctor at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, is hosting a free informational weight loss surgery seminar at 7 p.m. Wednesday (April 17) and at 10 a.m. April 27 at the Red Cross Health Fair. He will also be the keynote speaker at the...
In conjunction with its bariatric surgery weight loss program, McLaren Northern Michigan is offering a free bariatric surgery seminar in Petoskey and Charlevoix. Because one size or procedure does not fit all patients, several new weight loss options...
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Re "Diabetes a stubborn foe," Jan. 6 Though the article successfully portrayed indifferent diabetics, it neglected to mention the uncommon diabetics who work out and eat right. I am an 18-year-old diabetic, and while I can attest that diabetes is a...
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer. "Twenty percent of...
Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker's diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It's a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who increasingly are using the operation...
The Mayo Clinic on Monday announced that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has bipolar disorder, the clearest indication so far of what's kept the veteran South Side lawmaker on medical leave and out of the public eye for more than two months. But Jackson's family,...
Often, those who are very overweight have tried dieting for years before giving up in frustration. But more obese people are turning to bariatric surgery to jump-start their weight-loss programs. The surgery is low-risk but isn't for everyone. It...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt wasn’t the life she had imagined — one that included high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and the prospect of knee replacement. As a young girl full of life, she would never have pictured herself struggling to get through the...
email@example.comIt wasn't the life she had imagined — one that included high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and the prospect of knee replacement. As a young girl full of life, she would never have pictured herself struggling to get through the day,...
Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet. "I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out." But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...
Weight-loss surgeons from across the United States are attempting to distance themselves from surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising for Lap-Band surgery. In a letter to House members considering a congressional investigation of...
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