Dr kevin dolan

“I’ve heard that weight loss surgery is really expensive, I don’t think I can afford it” It’s as cheap as chips… Metaphorically speaking obesity surgery, be it a gastric band, gastric sleeve or gastric bypass, is as cheap as chips. That is, if you were to calculate how much money you’ll save from not buying

Dr kevin dolan

Research has shown that over the years the number of people who are obese has been increasing and has been the number one cause of health risk. Such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, heart disease even death.  Obesity can lower down the quality of life physically, mentally and emotionally. With the help of today’s technology

What is hunger? So now that you have a gastric band let’s talk about hunger: Your Hunger The first thing is to learn to recognise both physical and emotional hunger. You are probably wondering how do you recognise physical hunger and differentiate between the two? When you are physically hungry the hunger builds up gradually

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 morbid obesity, prevents the development of medical complications of obesity, reduces the frequency of co-morbidities, improves cardiovascular (CV) risk profile and is cost-effective in the

Comparison Between Gastric Band and Gastric Sleeve Having made a life-changing decision to embark on weight loss treatment with bariatric surgery you need to consider your options as well as the pros and cons of the various operations. We are going to do a comparison between the gastric sleeve and the adjustable gastric band. Each

Early Childhood Obesity May Be Predicted by An Infant’s BMI Following a recent study, scientists say that an infant’s BMI could be a predictor which children are more likely to be obese by the age of 6 years. Dr Allison Smego, study lead investigator and paediatric endocrinology fellow at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Centre said,

Improve Your Sleep While You Lose weight On a High Protein Diet In a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition overweight and obese adults who are losing weight on a high protein diet are more likely to sleep better according to researchers from Purdue University. Wayne Campbell, a professor of nutrition science

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, the food industry and our ageing population. Not only this but it has now put a number on the different Nations’ girths and this is

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, had more positive expectations of the treatment outcomes and stronger beliefs, according to researchers from the Oslo Bariatric Surgery Study (OBSS). The paper titled, ‘A

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 suggests. By middle age, choices made by couples – including those linked to diet and exercise – have a much greater impact than the lifestyle