Category Archives: About Obesity

The Facts of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Can Significantly Reduce Medical Costs

November 3, 2020

Staggering Facts of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery As we progress into the next decade, the prevalence of obesity has reached epidemic levels. Current trends estimate that 35% of adults in the United States are obese. This trend continues is estimated …

Senators Cassidy and Carper Call for Medicare to Cover Obesity Drugs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

July 10, 2020

Also Requests Expanded Coverage of Behavioral Therapy Washington, D.C. — July 9, 2020 U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Thomas Carper (D-Del.) are calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to lift regulations that deny insurance coverage …

Your Efforts Make a Real Difference

November 7, 2018

Choices are something we make every day.  We choose what time to get to bed, to wake up and what time to eat. These seem like small insignificant moments in an extremely hectic life, but they are choices we make every …

What Is Bariatric Surgery, Really?

January 25, 2018

Bariatric surgery has developed an inaccurate reputation as the “last resort” for those needing to lose weight. With that being said, the reputation is well-deserved as the term weight loss surgery is, rather unfortunately, used interchangeably with bariatric surgery. And …

Choosing Weight Loss Surgery

January 7, 2017

Your alarm goes off and you hit the snooze button. You’re too tired. But you need to get up and go. You lift yourself out of bed after the third alarm. If you don’t get going you’re going to be …

Learning More About Obesity

July 7, 2014

Before you can make a decision as to whether bariatric surgery is best option for your particular circumstance, it is important that you learn more about the underlying disease. Obesity affects significant number of Americans – by some estimates upwards …

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