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obesity and arthritis

How is Obesity Related to Arthritis?

May 4, 2022 · 0 comments

Obesity is associated with a variety of degenerative and inflammatory health conditions and joint pain is one of the more significant and often limiting impacts of obesity on the obese individual. Obesity is a clear risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disorder that not only causes

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Weight Regain From Medications or Surgical Procedures

April 25, 2022 · 0 comments

Weight Regain From Medications or Surgical Procedures: One of the biggest fears of people who are considering or who have had weight loss surgery is the potential to regain their weight in the years following surgery. Many people who turn to weight loss surgery have spent much of their lives

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6 Reasons for Lack of Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

April 4, 2022 · 0 comments

Are you struggling to lose weight after surgery? Although weight loss plateaus are not uncommon after surgery, there are many habits that could be contributing to a lack of weight loss. 6 Reasons for Lack Of Weight Loss 1. Inadequate Protein Intake Protein is undoubtedly the most important nutrient in

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Losing Weight Lowers the Risk of Common Conditions

March 21, 2022 · 0 comments

Losing Weight Lowers the Risk of Common Conditions: Obesity is when your body weight is above normal. Having extra weight can predispose you to several medical conditions including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, arthritis, infertility, and certain cancers. The combination of excess weight

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What Every Potential Bariatric Surgical Patient Should Know

March 16, 2022 · 0 comments

For potential bariatric surgical patients, we often begin our consultations for weight loss surgery by explaining, “We are operating on you, not making the Twinkie or potato chips healthier.” Sounds obvious, but the point is often missed. For those afflicted with weight issues, there is constant turbulence. They are often

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12 Things Bariatric Surgery Does and Doesn’t Do

January 17, 2022 · 0 comments

There are many things that bariatric surgery does for you and things that it doesn’t. For realistic expectations, review what bariatric surgery does and doesn’t do. What DOESN’T Bariatric Surgery Do For You? It doesn’t magically solve all your problems It doesn’t make it easier It doesn’t do the same

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What to Know About Bariatric Surgery and Obesity

January 12, 2022 · 0 comments

What to Know About Bariatric Surgery and Obesity: Obesity is a worldwide health problem that predisposes to several medical conditions. The co-morbid issues include heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, arthritis, infertility, and certain cancers. In the United States, the incidence of obesity is

Term Obesity

Obesity Is Not a Four-Letter Word

December 20, 2021 · 0 comments

To most of us, the word “obesity” is associated with a wide range of strongly negative connotations. The persistent and widespread weight-bias and fat-phobia promoted by stereotypical (but misleading) images, associations, and assumptions, together with widespread misinformation and misrepresentation, make a dispassionate and objective use of the term obesity, difficult

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Surgical Outcomes of Patients 21 Years and Younger

November 17, 2021 · 0 comments

Surgical Outcomes of Patients 21 Years and Younger: Childhood obesity is a serious health risk in the United States, affecting approximately one-fifth of all children and adolescents1.  For comparison, obesity in the adult population is now 42.4% as per the 2017 – 2018 CDC census. Obese children are more likely

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