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Study: Patients may not be receiving recommended follow-up care after bariatric surgery

Study: Patients may not be receiving recommended follow-up care after bariatric surgery

Exercise may help minimize weight loss surgery-induced bone loss

Exercise may help minimize weight loss surgery-induced bone loss

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Study: 5 to 10% of surgically induced weight loss linked with cardiovascular benefits

Study: 5 to 10% of surgically induced weight loss linked with cardiovascular benefits

Public insurance users pay more for bariatric surgery compared to private insurance patients

Public insurance users pay more for bariatric surgery compared to private insurance patients

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications

Bariatric surgery may alter gene expression in fat tissue

Bariatric surgery may alter gene expression in fat tissue

Type 2 diabetes mellitus responds to weight loss surgery

Type 2 diabetes mellitus responds to weight loss surgery

Study:  Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Study: Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Weight loss surgery helps reverse respiratory issues in obese patients

Weight loss surgery helps reverse respiratory issues in obese patients

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Bariatric surgery may reduce risk of developing colorectal cancer by one-third

Bariatric surgery may reduce risk of developing colorectal cancer by one-third

Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

Weight loss decreases tongue fat in obese patients with sleep apnea, study shows

Weight loss decreases tongue fat in obese patients with sleep apnea, study shows

New study evaluates effectiveness of weight loss surgery in individuals with obesity, diabetes

New study evaluates effectiveness of weight loss surgery in individuals with obesity, diabetes

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

A new non-surgical approach to lose weight

A new non-surgical approach to lose weight

Study: Weight loss surgery can increase risk of colorectal cancer

Study: Weight loss surgery can increase risk of colorectal cancer

Study shows perinatal outcomes following bariatric surgery between pregnancies

Study shows perinatal outcomes following bariatric surgery between pregnancies