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Nov 18, 2013, 18:05 ET

Dr. Feiz' Patients Shed Type 2 Diabetes along with the Pounds

Obesity rates climb year after year, and even extreme obesity, where a patient is well over 100 pounds overweight, has seen a fivefold increase in...

Nov 14, 2013, 14:09 ET

Determination and a Gastric Sleeve Procedure Defeat Diabetes and Obesity for Lifelong Dieter

Today is World Diabetes Day, and no one is more aware of the threat of type 2 diabetes than Constance McLin or her bariatric surgeon, Michael Feiz,...

Nov 05, 2013, 17:50 ET

The Most Effective Weapon Against Obesity-Related Diabetes is Weight Loss Surgery

Noted bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., believes that there's no time like American Diabetes Month to point out that weight loss...

Oct 31, 2013, 19:46 ET

Band-to-Sleeve Conversion Offers More than Weight Loss, It Restores Hope

Many obese patients have successfully had the lap band surgery in Los Angeles with Dr. Michael Feiz, an operation which involves implanting an...

Oct 21, 2013, 13:30 ET

Take Steps Early to Make Your 2014 Weight Loss New Year's Resolution a Reality

Weight loss appears to be the most common of all New Year's resolutions. That completely unsurprising news comes to us from a 2012 study published...

Oct 16, 2013, 20:27 ET

Risks of Morbid Obesity Outweigh those of Bariatric Surgery, says Dr. Feiz

 As a board-certified bariatric surgeon offering the innovative gastric sleeve and the FDA-compliant and the lap band in Los Angeles, Dr....

Oct 09, 2013, 14:31 ET

Impact of New Healthcare Law on California Weight Loss Surgery Coverage Remains Murky, notes Dr. Michael Feiz

Whatever your opinion regarding the package of new healthcare policies referred to as Obamacare, there is a great deal of uncertainty around the...

Oct 04, 2013, 12:25 ET

"It's Something that You Need to do for Yourself and for Your Health": An Interview with Dr. Feiz & Associates October 2013 Patient Ambassador

 Robert Berganio came to a fork in the road in his life; at 405 pounds and 5'9", he knew he needed to lose weight or face the possibility of...

Oct 02, 2013, 20:24 ET

Severely Obese Benefit from Multifaceted Approach to Weight Loss, Says Dr. Feiz

While the latest and supposedly greatest diet fads flood the market, promising quick and easy results, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S.,...

Oct 01, 2013, 20:50 ET

Dr. Michael Feiz on What Makes a Great Bariatric Physician

Ask Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., about why he chose weight loss surgery as his specialty, and he might tell you that it chose him. "It all started...

Sep 26, 2013, 14:35 ET

As New Research Bolsters Long-Term Anti-Diabetes Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery, Dr. Feiz & Associates Reminds the Public of the Illness's Dangers

A new study conducted by the Cleveland Clinic is providing further support for the view that weight loss surgeries such as sleeve gastrectomy, lap...

Sep 12, 2013, 16:05 ET

Obesity Statistics for Mexico and the U.S. Point to Increasing Need for Bariatric Procedures in the Latino Community, says Dr. Feiz and Associates

If you've been thinking of obesity, and the need for such procedures as lap band surgery and gastric bypass, as a particularly American phenomenon,...

Sep 09, 2013, 13:32 ET

Acclaimed Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz Receives Peer-Nominated Recognition

 As an innovator in weight loss surgeries like the lap band procedure and sleeve gastrectomy, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S stands apart from the...

Sep 06, 2013, 20:26 ET

Make 2013's Final Months the Beginning of the End of Your Obesity with Dr. Feiz and Associates

 The year is just about three-quarters over. If you're severely obese and have decided to explore weight loss surgery, Dr. Feiz and Associates...

Aug 22, 2013, 19:53 ET

Climbing Obesity-Related Mortality Rates Concern Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz

Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is familiar with the fact that severe obesity increases the risk of an untimely death, and this...

Aug 15, 2013, 21:01 ET

Studies Show Weight Loss Surgery Benefits Tied to Genetics and Hormones, says Dr. Feiz and Associates

Dr. Michael Feiz has had great success performing weight loss surgery on countless patients. However, the renowned bariatric surgeon has noticed...

Jul 25, 2013, 13:51 ET

Obesity/Breast Cancer Link May Be One More Good Reason for Exploring Weight Loss Surgery, says Dr. Feiz & Associates

 Dr. Michael Feiz and his medical staff have helped countless women and men fight obesity with such techniques as sleeve gastrectomy surgery,...

Jul 18, 2013, 20:43 ET

Study Showing Improved Kidney Function in Bariatric Patients Highlights the Benefits of Taking Action, says Dr. Feiz and Associates

While many people are aware of the risk of stroke and heart attack related to obesity, far fewer are aware of the connection between severe obesity...

Jul 08, 2013, 18:44 ET

Link Between Cancer and Obesity Argues for More Aggressive Treatments, says Dr. Feiz & Associates

Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S believes that it's becoming clear that the prevention of cancer is another major benefit of healthy, long-term weight...

Jul 01, 2013, 14:53 ET

Research around Bariatric Surgery Gives Hope to Dr. Feiz

The American Medical Association's decision to recognize obesity as a disease rather than a condition was perhaps the biggest development in...