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Bariatric Surgery Success by Obesity Subtype

What if a test could predict how well bariatric surgery would help you lose weight? Learn about these four obesity subtypes and what they can tell you.

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Your Microbiome and the Weight Loss Yo-Yo

Does your dieting feel like a merry-go-round that you can’t get off? Find out how your gut microbiome might be causing your yo-yo weight phenomenon.

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Childhood Abuse Ups Bariatric Surgery Risk

Bariatric surgery complications may be more common for obese people who have experienced childhood physical or sexual abuse, according to this study.

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Birth Control Options After Baratric Surgery

If you're planning to get weight loss surgery, here’s what you should know about contraception during your recovery and beyond.

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How Two Weight-Loss Surgeries Changed My Life

Nancy Sayles Kaneshiro lost 100 pounds and kept it off after two weight-loss surgeries. Learn how bariatric surgery helped change her relationship with food.

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Cash for Obesity Care: Better Results?

Does paying cash versus insurance get you better care outcomes for obesity treatments? This study ran the numbers.

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What to Know About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is an option for people who are morbidly obese—those who have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater, and have been unable to lose weight through diet, exercise and medication.

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8 Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

While childhood obesity rates are on the decline, it’s still a prevalent problem in the U.S. Obesity in children is linked to increased risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke later in life. Early obesity prevention is crucial. Here’s how y...