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Weight Loss Surgery Vacations A Dream Come True

Weight Loss Surgery Vacation sounds like a dream right? Not when a variety of horror stories circulated in the media about foreign doctors messing up a surgery or misdiagnosing a patient have led to apprehensions among Americans towards medical treatment abroad. But, the high costs of weight loss surgery in the U.S generally allow it …

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6 Tips for Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery tips to help prepare so you can recover quicker! Undergoing weight-loss surgery is a big decision. Here are some important tips for both before and after your procedure to help you have the smoothest experience possible. Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery: How to Prepare Be Mentally Prepared This weight loss …

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Studies Show Coronavirus Infects Fat Cells

New research has found that the coronavirus infects both fat cells and some immune cells within fat, prompting a damaging defensive response. The study could help answer one of the questions that have puzzled doctors during the pandemic: Why overweight or obese people, particularly younger adults, have been more likely to develop severe Covid-19 and …

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Why Obesity Causes Higher Risk For Covid-19

Patients who were overweight or struggling from obesity are more likely to develop severe Covid-19 and more likely to die. Research has found that the covid infects fat cells and immune cells within body fat, causing an immune response that scientists say may contribute to severe disease. Patients who were overweight or obese were more …

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After Bariatric Surgery Thanksgiving Survival Guide

The Do’s and Don’ts After Bariatric Surgery During The Holidays Staying on track with your weight loss dietary goals during holiday celebrations and festivities may seem difficult for many, especially when Thanksgiving is an event designed solely around eating as much as possible. After bariatric surgery you may face confusion on what can and cannot …

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Dr Morgan Pomeranz, MD interview with MountainView Hospital

Dr Morgan Pomeranz Former GME resident returns to MountainView Hospital After completing his General Surgery Residency at the Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium, and a fellowship out-of-state, Dr Morgan Pomeranz, MD, chose to return to the Las Vegas area as a Bariatric surgeon. “If I had to do my residency again, I would still …

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Healthy Bariatric Meal Planning – 4th Of July

Need a healthy bariatric meal plan for the 4th of July? With 4th of July weekend approaching, here are 5 simple ways to stick to healthy bariatric meal planning while still enjoying delicious 4th of July BBQ: 1. Opt for lean cuts of meat that are lower in fat. Chicken is also delicious cooked on …

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What’s the Difference between Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, and Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Do you know the Difference between Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, and Gastric Bypass Surgery? Although these different types of bariatric surgeries have a lot in common, they are each completely different procedures. One even involves removing a portion of the stomach, while the others just limit areas of the stomach that food has access to. …

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4 Free Gastric Sleeve Surgery Benefits

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Benefits Obesity has become a silent epidemic that is taking over the globe in a very subtle yet deadly manner. Statistically it kills more people than Covid every year. Obesity and being overweight are dreaded, but unfortunately, the lifestyle and food habits of most world populations have led to the situation we …

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Are You a Good Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

Are You a Good Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery? Bariatric (weight loss) surgery has been a lifesaver for millions of people in the U.S. There are several kinds of bariatric surgery, including gastric bypass, which are collectively referred to as bariatric surgery. A medical weight loss program is often the first step for patients who …

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