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Oct 29, 2014, 19:57 ET

Dr. Feiz Emphasizes the Importance of a Healthy Self-Image for Weight Loss Success

The University Herald reports that a recent study found that a patient's negative feelings about their weight could have a significant effect on...

Oct 27, 2014, 13:50 ET

The Link Between Severe Obesity and Depression

Obesity has been recognized as a disease in itself, and it takes a significant toll on the body as well as the mind. Increased risks like diabetes,...

Oct 23, 2014, 19:19 ET

Why Weight Loss Surgery is the Best Option for Fighting Extreme Obesity

 It's very well known by now that comedian and talk show star Rosie O'Donnell has lost more than fifty pounds thanks to bariatric surgery and...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:00 ET

For Severe Obesity, Diets are No Cure

 A recent study in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, points to a reality that is painfully obvious to many severely obese...

Oct 14, 2014, 17:47 ET

Weight Loss Surgery is Even More Effective at Combating Diabetes than Previously Believed

  For those living with severe obesity, type 2 diabetes is one of the major health risks that poses a serious threat to the length and...

Oct 06, 2014, 19:45 ET

3 Celebs With Inspiring Words Regarding Bariatric Surgery

 As an acclaimed weight loss surgeon, Dr. Feiz has earned a reputation as the ideal physician for those looking to undergo treatment or simply...

Sep 30, 2014, 15:17 ET

A Healthy Body and Mind with Dr. Feiz

As patients of Dr. Feiz and Associates, or those who have seen Dr. Michael Feiz discuss gastric sleeve on Doctors TV program are well aware, weight...

Sep 27, 2014, 10:45 ET

Why Revision Weight Loss Might be Right for You

 At Dr. Feiz and Associates, the acclaimed surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz and his team are proud of the work they've done to help those who struggle...

Sep 26, 2014, 14:05 ET

Ignore Weight Loss Snake Oil and Get Serious about Defeating Obesity

 Writing for two of the leading medical journals, BMJ and JAMA, medical investigators Dr. David Arterburn and Dr. Anita Courcoulas recently...

Sep 25, 2014, 14:43 ET

No More Excuses. The Best Time for Weight Loss is Now!

 Think you don't have time to lose weight? Think again! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has an entire state to run, is constantly dodging...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:23 ET

4 Seasonal Pitfalls to Avoid

As anyone who's attempted weight loss knows, getting motivated isn't the tough part; it's staying motivated. There are so many factors that can...

Sep 22, 2014, 19:09 ET

How Your Diet Will Change After Weight Loss Surgery

 As a leading weight loss surgeon, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. utilizes today's most effective procedures to give patients the positive...

Aug 29, 2014, 19:00 ET

Bariatric Surgery Boosts Brain Power

 At bariatric facilities like Dr. Feiz and Associates, the life-changing benefits of bariatric surgery, including reduced risk of diabetes,...

Aug 28, 2014, 16:39 ET

How to Tell if Lap Band Revision Surgery is Right for You

 With statistics from Health Tech Zone showing that 68.5% of Americans are overweight or obese, it's more obvious than ever that the obesity...

Aug 25, 2014, 21:00 ET

Inside Information on the Post Weight Loss Surgery Diet from Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz

 Studies show that, overall, obese patients who have had laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run. At the same time,...

Aug 22, 2014, 17:29 ET

The Low Down on Lap Band vs. Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Procedures

 While it was the gastric bypass procedure that first brought weight loss surgery to prominence, the lap band and the sleeve gastrectomy have...

Aug 21, 2014, 12:40 ET

Studies Continue to Demonstrate Long-Term Benefits of Weight Loss Surgeries Notes Dr. Feiz and Associates

 A recent study performed at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, concluded that weight loss surgery appears to have...

Aug 20, 2014, 14:15 ET

Tips for Life Before and After a Weight Loss Procedure

Over the past several years, weight loss surgery has become increasingly popular, and for good reason. As study after study has confirmed, its...

Aug 18, 2014, 17:04 ET

The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Children

 Obesity continues to rise in the United States at pandemic levels; in no area is this more disturbing than its unchecked spread amongst...

Aug 15, 2014, 18:36 ET

Severe Obesity Has Significant Mental Health Concerns in Addition to Physical Risk

 The physical side effects of obesity have been extensively documented and are well known, but its impact on mental and emotional health is...