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Bariatric surgery, where the stomach is reduced or partially bypassed has come into favor in the last ten years due to better surgical methods. In most pat
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Dr. Laura Doyon, a board-certified bariatric surgeon who practices at Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss, has been certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.Doyon is the first bariatric surgeon in Massachusetts to be certified in both bariatric surgery and obesity medicine. This gives her a holistic approach to help her patients achieve their long-term weight-loss goals and reduce comorbidities associated with obesity, including diabetes, cardiac and
“Those of us who take care of bariatric surgery patients notice that many patients experience a pretty profound change in their lives,” said Dr. Luke Funk, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
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Previous studies have shown that bariatric surgery promotes an improved quality of life and individuals become more socially active after the surgery, which could suggest that it might be easier to find a partner after surgery. In this current study, the researchers indeed found that individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery are more likely to find a new partner or to get married compared with non-operated control subjects.
“Bariatric surgery is an option if you have severe obesity and have not been able to lose enough weight to improve your health using other methods or have serious obesity-related health problems,” said Archbold Memorial Hospital general and bariatric surgeon Katie Hanisee, MD. “But bariatric surgery is still major surgery and the decision to proceed is a serious one.”
Once a month, Great Plains Health has surgical weight loss seminars to inform people who are interested in the health benefits and risks associated with the various weight loss procedures offered at Great Plains Health. Participants can learn from Great Plains Health bariatric surgeons Dr. Michael Simonson, Dr. Kasia Wolanin and Dr. Jacob Wiesen about the many options for bariatric weight loss intervention, including sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band procedure, gastric bypass surgery
In adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery, acute, first-year weight loss was associated with improved HbA1c at 5 years even if the patient experienced weight regain during follow-up, according to a post hoc analysis of the STAMPEDE trial.