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3 Important Lifestyle Changes for Post Bariatric Success

As more and more data is gathered on its safety and effectiveness, weight loss surgery has grown in popularity, but so have many of the...

Jan 27, 2015, 19:02 ET

For Soon to Be Expectant Mothers, Weight Loss Helps Both Them and Their Child

 Before a woman gets pregnant it is very common for her to plan and prepare for her child's arrival to ensure that the baby will benefit from...

Jan 26, 2015, 21:05 ET

5 Surprising Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

 For someone suffering with severe obesity, doing everything to shed pounds and work toward a healthy weight isn't just a good idea, it's...

Jan 06, 2015, 15:55 ET

Needlescopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Advances Bariatric Surgery, says noted surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz

Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. has long been at the forefront of innovation in the field of weight loss surgery. His latest step forward involves...

Jan 02, 2015, 20:20 ET

2 Different Ways to Perform Lap Band or Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery Highlight Medical Progress

For decades, the only option that surgeons from all disciplines had when performing an operation was to make an open incision at the actual site of...

Dec 31, 2014, 17:25 ET

New Studies on Heart Disease and Life Span Show the Urgency of Weight Loss Procedures, notes Dr. Feiz and Associates

Several studies have come out since early December, suggesting that obesity is even more dangerous than was previously believed.  Luckily,...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:00 ET

Two New Studies Indicate Weight Loss Surgery Can Improve Urinary Tract Issues

 Severely obese individuals face numerous life threating conditions, including a significantly increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and...

Dec 12, 2014, 15:10 ET

Weight Loss Patients Who Take Nutritional Supplements Are Much Less Likely to Develop Post-Surgery Nutrient Deficiency Complications, a New Study Finds

 In the early days of weight loss surgery, some patients were baffled by the fact that they experienced worsening vision in the months and...

Dec 09, 2014, 19:36 ET

3 Things to Look for when Selecting a Bariatric Surgeon

During the debate over healthcare legislation in 2011, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a series of polls that asked...

Dec 08, 2014, 18:52 ET

Study on Weight Loss Surgery and Exercise Adds to Mounting Data on Bariatric Surgery Benefits

Throughout the past year, studies on the positive effects of weight loss surgery have been published in a variety of medical journals in the US and...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:29 ET

Healthcare Experts Advise Immediate and Drastic Action to Improve Quality of Life of Severely Obese Individuals

 New data submitted by the Harvard School of Medicine has outlined specific and precise information regarding the risks of living with severe...

Nov 29, 2014, 18:15 ET

New Diabetes Study Further Details the Health Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery, notes Dr. Feiz & Associates

 Many patients elect weight loss surgery because they know of its ability to improve or even reverse a great many difficult health problems,...

Nov 28, 2014, 21:00 ET

New Online Tool Alleviates Some Potential Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Worries

Many patients considering a sleeve gastrectomy procedure or other surgical weight loss options were relieved last month when a major study...

Nov 28, 2014, 13:09 ET

Why Revision Weight Loss Surgery is A Viable Option for Lap Band Patients

 In the early days of Lap Band surgery, a significant number of patients had their band removed because they didn't feel satisfied with the...

Nov 18, 2014, 20:33 ET

Avoid Patient Mills - Trust in a Renowned Expert Surgeon for Weight Loss Procedures

 While shopping for products – say, shoes or a microwave oven – being able to save a few bucks here and there is definitely a...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

More Proof Weight Loss Surgery is a Straightforward Way to Prevent Future Health Problems

The same surgeries Dr. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. has spent years perfecting in the United States are now being increasingly recognized in the...

Nov 14, 2014, 14:35 ET

Dr. Michael Feiz is at the Forefront of Weight Loss Surgery

In recent years, there has been a growing medical consensus that weight loss surgeries, which have been known to be highly effective for some time,...

Nov 10, 2014, 18:36 ET

A Corset Doesn't Get it Done! Why Weight Loss Surgery is the Only Method of Weight Loss Proven to be Consistently Effective for Treating Severe Obesity

 If social media feeds are to be believed, there's a new, effective and seemingly effortless weight loss technique out there; this one coming...

Nov 06, 2014, 17:59 ET

Understanding Your Options with Weight Loss Surgery

 The resulting life threatening negative impacts of severe obesity, such as heart attack, stroke, and cancer, are so damaging that it warrants...

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...