It is not easy to maintain your weight, especially if there are relatives in your family history who have had suffered obesity or are obese, diabetics, or BP patients. Genes play a vital role in deciding how you look and what you become as you grow in later years.Aside from these, there are occasional and circumstantial factors like eating disorders, overeating, hormonal disorders, excess and continuous consumption of junk/fried foods, lack of healthy and nutritional food intake, and diseases...Read Full Story
In this video meet patients that had done weight loss surgery, Lap Band Mexico,Gastric Sleeve Mexico,Mini Bypass Mexico,Full Bypass Mexico,with Surgeon Sergio Verboonen with over 17 years of experience and 10,000 surgeries facilitated by Sheri Burke, and International Patient Facilitators, for more information please visit: e and after surgery by dr. Sergio Verboonen and international Patient Facilitators. http://www.international-patient-facilitators.com/gastric-sleeve-mexico.html https...Read Full Story
Tijuana, Mexico, is known not only for being home to the busiest land border crossing in the world, but also for being a hub of weight
loss clinics and hospitals offering affordable and quality bariatric surgery.
A major industrial and financial center in the Mexican state of Baja California, Tijuana has become one of the leading medical tourism destinations of North America and is thronged by a number of Americans seeking cheaper healthcare outside the USA.
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Recently, I posted on the urgent need for more health professionals being educated in obesity management.
In this context, I invited Dana Rasis Brittan, the Executive Director of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) to write about this important obesity education initiative. Dana completed her MBA at the University of Miami where she specialized in Management Science and Operations. She began her career in high-tech manufacturing working for companies like Agilent Technologies and...Read Full Story
Last month, the American Society of Bariatric Physicians released its latest Obesity Algorithm, a rather comprehensive compilation of recommended approaches to the assessment, diagnosis and management of obesity in clinical practice.
Regular readers will appreciate my delight to see that two concepts, that both found their first mention and initial conceptualization on these very pages, have now found their way into these recommendations.
The first is the Edmonton Obesity Staging System (EOSS...Read Full Story
Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity. There are multiple approaches to Bariatric Surgery, including gastric bypass, stomach stapling, and lap bands.