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The Effectiveness Of Weight Loss Surgery

An article published by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) highlights a study regarding the increasing efficacy of various bariatric surgeries over the years – including gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, and sleeve gastrectomy. According to a co-author of the study, research data continues to suggest that bariatric surgery is not only […]

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Duodenal Switch Conversion: a Viable Option when Sleeve Gastrectomy Fails

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, in which approximately three-fourths of the stomach is removed and a narrow gastric tube is created, is the most popular bariatric surgical procedure in the United States. It is considered a quicker, less complicated surgery than gastric bypass, the long-time “gold standard” for bariatric surgery. Sleeve gastrectomy restricts food intake, but the […]

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NEAT; Nonexercise Activity Thermogenesis

Our societal addiction to the “seat” is quite possibly more costly with morbidity, mortality, and chronic health disorders. A seated based labor force has developed with the multitude of advancements in technology over the past 30 years. The current daily cardiovascular exercise recommendations state moderate-to-vigorous exercise be performed at minimum of 30 minutes 3-5 days […]

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