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Andrea’s Weight Loss Journey

Watch our Lap Band Surgery patient, Andrea's weight loss journey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMgONRv2gck


Long Term-Gastric Banding Lowers Mortality and Reduces Cardio-Vascular Risk

Long-term mortality and incidence of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes in diabetic and non-diabetic obese patients undergoing gastric banding: a controlled study Bariatric surgery improves quality of life in...


It’s Official 27% Of Australians Are Obese!

Since 1975 The Global Obesity Rate has Increased Six Fold & 27% of Australians are Officially Obese An international study has been published showing the serious implications for cancer rates,...


Could Behaviour & Psychological Characteristics Affect Weightloss Surgery Outcomes?

A comparison of behavioural and psychological characteristics of patients opting for surgical and conservative treatment for morbid obesity   Patients use choose bariatric surgery compared to conservative weight loss treatments,...


Is Your Partner Making You Fat?

Partner's lifestyle has greater influence on obesity risk The lifestyle a person shares with their partner has a greater influence on their chances of becoming obese than their upbringing, research...


Risk Factors Making Our Children Fat!

Understanding risk factors that contribute to childhood obesity As the rate of obesity in the U.S. population has risen dramatically, more and more children are becoming overweight at younger and...


Can The Air We Breathe Make Us Obese?

Air pollution exposure increases obesity risk Laboratory rats who breathed Beijing's highly polluted air gained weight and experienced cardio-respiratory and metabolic dysfunctions after three to eight weeks of exposure. A...


Weight Loss Surgery Eliminates Pre-Cancerous Uterine Growths

A study evaluating the effects of bariatric surgery on obese women most at risk for cancer has found that the weight-loss surgery slashed participants’ weight by a third and eliminated...


Inactive Obese At Risk Of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Sedentary behaviour associated with poor cardiovascular health, diabetes in people with severe obesity Sedentary behaviour is associated with poor cardiovascular health and diabetes in adults with severe obesity, independent of...


Physicians in Support of Bariatric Surgery to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

New Joint Scientific Statement Issued on Use of Bariatric Surgery to Improve Cholesterol Levels and Reduce Risk of Heart Disease JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, US (Market wired - February 16, 2016) Bariatric...