Category Archives: Latest Research

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 …

How Gastric Bypass Works to Improve Diabetes

April 30, 2015

For decades, we have known that the gastric bypass is one of the quickest, most effective and long-lasting solutions for obesity related diseases. It has been apparent that gastric bypass patients have had particular success with managing type 2 diabetes. …

Mortality Rates Significantly Less At Accredited Bariatric Centers

July 24, 2013

A new study from the journal Surgical Endoscopy, found that non-accredited bariatric centers had an in-hospital mortality rate that was more than three times higher than accredited centers (0.22% vs. 0.06%, respectively) with similar volume. This study comes after Medicare …

Latest Bariatric Research Nov 2012

November 26, 2012

Karen Norowski, RN, Bariatric Coordinator, along with other members of the Bariatric Program, presented a poster titled, “Pulmonary Embolism After Bariatric Surgery …

Latest Hot Research

October 2, 2012

Stay tuned for updates on the top research findings in Bariatric Medicine and Weight Loss. With our help, you will be updated on the latest news and research to help answer your questions.

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