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Bariatric surgery is an option for people who are severely obese and cannot lose weight by traditional means or who suffer from serious obesity-related health problems. The operation promotes weight loss and reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by restricting food intake and, in some operations, interrupting the digestive process to prevent the absorption of some calories and nutrients.
New research uncovers why people gain weight as they get older

New research uncovers why people gain weight as they get older

Obesity associated with reduced taste sensation

Obesity associated with reduced taste sensation

Unique surgical risk/benefit calculator to aid metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients

Unique surgical risk/benefit calculator to aid metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients

Study highlights how high fat diet affects one component of gut immune system

Study highlights how high fat diet affects one component of gut immune system

Rutgers Health emergency physician offers tips to prevent pediatric vehicular deaths

Rutgers Health emergency physician offers tips to prevent pediatric vehicular deaths

New injection helps reduce body weight, glucose levels in patients with obesity

New injection helps reduce body weight, glucose levels in patients with obesity

Sleeve gastrectomy rates are increasing among U.S. patients with kidney failure

Sleeve gastrectomy rates are increasing among U.S. patients with kidney failure

Extracellular vesical microRNAs from fat cells can disrupt disposal of cholesterol

Extracellular vesical microRNAs from fat cells can disrupt disposal of cholesterol

Change in care protocol of weight-reduction operations exceeds its desired effect

Change in care protocol of weight-reduction operations exceeds its desired effect

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery should be offered to all patients who would benefit

Bariatric surgery should be offered to all patients who would benefit

AADE's comprehensive guidance on care of children, young adults with diabetes released

AADE's comprehensive guidance on care of children, young adults with diabetes released

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk

New minimally invasive weight-loss procedure shows promising results

New minimally invasive weight-loss procedure shows promising results

Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

'Tummy tuck' can be safely performed in obese patients with no increase in complications

'Tummy tuck' can be safely performed in obese patients with no increase in complications

Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

Obesity and severe obesity added as risk factors for premature heart disease in children

Obesity and severe obesity added as risk factors for premature heart disease in children