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Extremely obese adolescents benefit from bariatric surgery

Extremely obese adolescents benefit from bariatric surgery

Lap banding safe and effective long-term strategy for management of obesity

Lap banding safe and effective long-term strategy for management of obesity

Bariatric surgery succeeds when new year resolutions to lose weight fail

Bariatric surgery succeeds when new year resolutions to lose weight fail

Oxnard-based couple receives gastric sleeve surgeries from leading L.A. expert

Oxnard-based couple receives gastric sleeve surgeries from leading L.A. expert

Bariatric surgery: an interview with Dr Shyam Dahiya

Bariatric surgery: an interview with Dr Shyam Dahiya

Benefits under health law will vary by state; Restaurant chain backs off plan to move to part-time workers to avoid insurance costs

Benefits under health law will vary by state; Restaurant chain backs off plan to move to part-time workers to avoid insurance costs

Maternal bariatric surgery affects cardiovascular risk profile of offsprings

Maternal bariatric surgery affects cardiovascular risk profile of offsprings

ACS BSCN accredits UCSD Bariatric Metabolic Institute as Level 1 facility

ACS BSCN accredits UCSD Bariatric Metabolic Institute as Level 1 facility

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center honored with national consumer award

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center honored with national consumer award

Bariatric surgery linked to increased substance use

Bariatric surgery linked to increased substance use

Study examines association of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery with weight loss, diabetes mellitus

Study examines association of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery with weight loss, diabetes mellitus

Research roundup: Disparities in head scans; Unnecessary heart tests; Americans hit the walkway

Research roundup: Disparities in head scans; Unnecessary heart tests; Americans hit the walkway

Most adolescents undergoing evaluation for bariatric surgery are deficient in vitamin D

Most adolescents undergoing evaluation for bariatric surgery are deficient in vitamin D

Type 2 diabetes often reverses after modified weight loss surgery

Type 2 diabetes often reverses after modified weight loss surgery

Bariatric procedure increases risk of alcohol use disorders two years after surgery

Bariatric procedure increases risk of alcohol use disorders two years after surgery

Covidien introduces knotless suturing device for laparoscopic surgery

Covidien introduces knotless suturing device for laparoscopic surgery

One third of homeless are obese

One third of homeless are obese

Single-port laparoscopy bimanual robot abdominal surgery

Single-port laparoscopy bimanual robot abdominal surgery

Bariatric surgery may eliminate need for diabetes medication

Bariatric surgery may eliminate need for diabetes medication

Bariatric surgery effectively controls diabetes

Bariatric surgery effectively controls diabetes