Bariatric Surgery

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Obesity and Infertility Treatments: What You Need to Know

Ready to start a family? Read this report to learn about the various fertility treatment options for obese moms-to-be, plus how they might affect you physically and emotionally.

By Claire Gillespie
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The Team Behind Weight Loss Success

You'll have your very own weight-loss cheering squad with these medical pros who use their niche expertise to help you achieve your goal.

By Claire Gillespie
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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.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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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.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
Woman celebrating weight loss on a scale.

Gastric Bypass: A Silver Bullet for Diabetes Remission?

About three-fourths of people with type 2 diabetes who had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery experienced remission of their diabetes within a year.

By Diane Domina
Obese woman getting counseling before weight loss surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery Wait Times Rise Dramatically

People who are eligible for weight loss surgery are waiting longer and longer for the potentially life-saving procedures to help them safely lose weight.

By Diane Domina
Woman before weight loss surgery with nurse and family member.

Weight Loss Surgery May Reduce Cancer Risk

Obese patients who get weight-loss surgery may see a significant reduction in their risk or certain hormone-related cancers, according to this study.

By Diane Domina
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Weight-Loss Surgery Can Lead to Alcohol Abuse

Weight-loss surgery may increase the risk of developing a drinking problem. Learn more about the research on this connection.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.