bariatric surgery

Group Files Bariatric Surgery Denial Complaint
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Five organizations representing health care providers and advocates for people with obesity have filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), claiming states that deny coverage for bariatric surgery fail …

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Should You Get Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery?
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Should more people be getting bariatric surgery, which involves reducing the size of the stomach to help lose weight? A study published in PLoS Medicine suggests that performing bariatric surgery on a much greater proportion of the estimated 1.4 …

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Many turn to bariatric surgery to combat weight problems
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Bariatric surgery also appears to have an additional side effect; it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women. Morton says she never gave up on herself, and she believes potential patients should set a goal of selecting one thing to change …

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Study: Bariatric Surgery Better for Heart Biomarker
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For his part, Omland said in a press release that their findings "point to bariatric surgery being superior to lifestyle intervention with regard to the beneficial effects on the heart." But he added that this was likely due to greater weight loss …

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Good news about bariatric surgery; beware: Xylitol is toxic to dogs
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We're always advocates of lifestyle changes to improve weight management, and they're equally as important for people who opt for bariatric surgery as they are for those who don't! Adopting a walking program (heading for 10,000 steps a day); two days a …

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Mississippi to cover bariatric surgery costs
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Citing concerns about rising co-morbidity rates associated with obesity, such as heart disease and diabetes, Mississippi state officials now say they will cover the costs of bariatric surgery for Medicaid beneficiaries. The state refused to cover the …

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Diabetes Patients with Obesity Should Have Increased Bariatric Surgery Priority
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Bariatric surgery is a procedure done to induce weight loss in patients with obesity. The weight loss typically comes with overall health benefits such as lowered risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. In many patients, bariatric surgery can …

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Cape Regional Health System's New Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program
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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The mission of Cape Regional's Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program is to improve the health of people who struggle with their weight by providing comprehensive treatment through medical, surgical, dietary, behavioral …

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Vitamin D, Calcium, Exercise Slow Bariatric-Surgery Bone Loss
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Thus, dietary "supplementation and exercise has a positive effect on the long-term outcome [of] bone protection after bariatric surgery, and it should be recommended for all patients undergoing this type of surgery," said Christian Muschitz, MD, from …

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