Weight Loss Procedures- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Posted on August 12, 2011 by

The Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass has long been considered the “gold standard” for obesity surgery; all other procedures are compared to this when establishing their effectiveness. It is primarily a “restrictive” procedure with some, minimal, malabsorption of digested food.

This operation accomplishes weight loss through satiety (fullness), achieved by creating a one to two ounce pouch out of the old

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Weight Loss Procedures- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Posted on August 9, 2011 by


Gastric Banding is a variation on the banded gastroplasty, in which the stomach is neither opened nor stapled—a band is placed around the outside of the upper stomach, and creates an hourglass-shaped stomach. It also produces a narrow, controlled and adjustable outlet that allows for management of the rate at which

Metabolism and weight loss: How you burn calories

Posted on July 26, 2011 by

You’ve probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? And is metabolism really the culprit? Is it possible to rev up your metabolism to burn more calories?

While it’s true that metabolism is linked to weight, it may not be in the way you expect. In fact, contrary to common belief, a slow

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