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Obese patients with diabetes appear more likely to achieve remission with gastric banding

Obese patients with diabetes appear more likely to achieve remission with gastric banding

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell opens new section of general surgery called Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell opens new section of general surgery called Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery

FDA approves new adjustable gastric band for morbid obesity

FDA approves new adjustable gastric band for morbid obesity

Gastric banding clinical trial for adolescents

Gastric banding clinical trial for adolescents

Mother and daughter tackle obesity and diabetes together

Mother and daughter tackle obesity and diabetes together

New diet pill makes you feel full

New diet pill makes you feel full

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Gastric surgery the latest idea in the U.S. to resolve obesity in children

Gastric surgery the latest idea in the U.S. to resolve obesity in children

Lap band surgery effective in combating obesity in adolescents

Lap band surgery effective in combating obesity in adolescents

Major intestinal surgery may boost the chances of subsequent vitamin A deficiency

Major intestinal surgery may boost the chances of subsequent vitamin A deficiency

Surgery for obesity now covered by Medicare

Surgery for obesity now covered by Medicare

Babies of obese mothers have higher risk of some birth defects

Babies of obese mothers have higher risk of some birth defects

Uptake of obesity surgery devices to rise as obese population increases

Uptake of obesity surgery devices to rise as obese population increases

Public hospital patients are often denied access to Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) surgery

Public hospital patients are often denied access to Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) surgery

Losing weight for a better night's sleep

Losing weight for a better night's sleep

Live laparoscopic banding surgery to be broadcast over the World Wide Web

Live laparoscopic banding surgery to be broadcast over the World Wide Web

Surgical treatment for morbid obesity helps prevent hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea

Surgical treatment for morbid obesity helps prevent hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see