Canadian Weight Loss Surgery Patients Can Now Receive Treatment at Harper Bariatric Medicine Institute

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Detroit, MI (PRWEB) November 01, 2012 The Harper Bariatric Medicine Institute, which is located in Detroit, MI, is proclaiming itself a preferred provider of weight loss surgery for Canadian patients through the Ontario Ministry of Health. Canadian patients can now use their national health care benefits while receiving their bariatric surgery in Detroit. Before […]

LA Bariatrics Patients are Overcoming Obesity, Mile After Mile

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2012 Two photos tell the tale: one of a dangerously overweight woman, the other of an athlete. It’s surprising to learn that the pictures are of the same woman. On Feb. 5, Hua ran the Run for Russ 5K in Chino Hills. This was her tenth 5K in […]

Weight Loss Surgery at Marina Del Rey Hospital Can Change Lives, Hospital Celebrates Patients’ Achievements

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 The people that gathered on Feb. 18 in a Marina del Rey ballroom didn’t all know each other, but they shared a common bond determination, success, and improved quality of life. 65 Marina Del Rey Hospital bariatric surgery patients gathered that afternoon to celebrate each other’s weight-loss […]

Also, the video from previous post is making me mad, too. In 3 mo, I’ve seen >4 patients with TERRIBLE complications from gastric bypass sx.

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Also, the video from past post is creating me mad, too. In 3 mo, I’ve seen em/em< >em/em< sx. - by tinahayashi (Tina Hayashi)

400-Pound Sumo Wrestler Turned Big Band Singer Launches Website for Gastric Bypass Patients

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 7, 2005 Craig Thompson, better known as ‘Big-T,’ has a reputation for doing things in a mighty big way. The former sumo wrestler who used to tip the scales at 400 pounds has since reinvented himself as a singer and bandleader, and performs across the globe in support of his critically […]

Lap-Band “Tell-All” Warns of Patients Becoming Lap-Band “Orphans”

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Dallas / Ft. Worth, and Plano, TX (PRWEB) August 7, 2008 With the latest projections showing obesity quickly closing in on 100% of adult Americans, the Lap-Band

Best Vitamins and Foods for gastric bypass patients

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Best Vitamins and Foods for gastric bypass patients After a gastric bypass, you will not absorb vitamin and minerals as well as you used to. Therefore you will need to take a number of vitamin and mineral supplements for the rest of your life. Taking the right vitamins is very important, because without the right […]

400-Pound Sumo Wrestler Turned Big Band Singer Launches Website for Gastric Bypass Patients

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 9, 2005 Craig Thompson, better known as ‘Big-T,’ has a reputation for doing things in a mighty big way. The former sumo wrestler who used to tip the scales at 400 pounds has since reinvented himself as a singer and bandleader, and performs across the globe in support of his critically […]

Connecticut Weight Loss Patients Benefit as the FDA Approves Expanded Use of the LAP-BAND

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Trumbull, CT (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 For those people in Connecticut who suffer from obesity but are less than 100 pounds overweight, long-term weight loss often achieved with minimally invasive weight-loss surgery is now a viable option. On February 16, 2011, the LAP-BAND

Comprehensive Support Services Program for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Comprehensive Support Services Program for Bariatric Surgery Patients Obese persons who want to have weight loss surgery or already had it should be happy because October 1, 2010 was the date when a new comprehensive program to support bariatric surgery patients was launched in Connecticut at the Griffin Hospital; a program open for anybody, regardless […]

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