Intragastric Balloons

Intragastric Balloons to Treat Obesity

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments

With an increasing emphasis on the obesity epidemic in the United States, it seems only fitting that we should be adding to our arsenal of procedures able to combat it. Bariatric surgeons and patients alike have been anxiously awaiting the approval of Intragastric Balloons by the FDA and finally that

endoluminal therapy

Endoscopic Weight Loss Options & Endoluminal Therapy

April 18, 2016 · 0 comments

It is clear that weight loss surgery (WLS) is the treatment of choice for obesity and its associated diseases such as diabetes. Patients are typically able to achieve a sustained loss of 50-80% of excess body weight, with robust improvements in high blood pressure, diabetes, and obstructive sleep apnea.[1] However,

New FDA approved ORBERA Balloon

August 12, 2015 · 0 comments

The options for people struggling with obesity have increased. The ORBERA Intragastric Balloon System was just approved by the FDA and is now available! I work with patients fighting obesity every day. Obesity affects more than 78.6 million U.S. adults and is one of the leading causes of preventable death

Q&A with Dr. Randal Baker

Interview with Dr. Randal Baker, Creator of Full Sense Device

April 16, 2015 · 0 comments

ObesityHelp.com has been contacted by members of the OH community and individuals that are struggling with obesity about the Full Sense Device. ObesityHelp reached out to Randal Baker, M.D., F.A.C.S., creator of the Full Sense Device, for an interview about the Full Sense Device.  For information on what the Full

Bariatric News: ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon

July 8, 2015 · 0 comments

The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (also known as the ReShape Dual Balloon) is an exciting new development in the treatment of obesity.  The ReShape Dual Balloon takes up space in the stomach to help patients limit portion sizes and feel full.  Patients that are candidates for the ReShape Dual