Items Tagged ‘bariatric surgery’

November 8, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    November 8, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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April 9, 2013

Losing Prospects

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

More than 200,000 Americans each year undergo a major operation called bariatric surgery to treat obesity. But doctors say millions more might opt for treatment if it were less invasive and more patient-friendly…At the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minn., Christopher Gostout aims to mimic the effect of a sleeve gastrectomy, creating the stomach tube by […]

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Tags: bariatric surgery, Dr. Christopher Gostout, gastrectomy, Obesity, Wall Street Journal, weight loss

June 26, 2012

Some of Those Whose Diabetes Is Cured by Surgery Have Recurrence

By Mystery User

Bariatric surgery is one of the most successful treatments known for Type 2 diabetes, curing as many as 95% of those with the disorder, which is usually caused by obesity. A new study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic Arizona in Scottsdale, however, suggests that more than a fifth of those who are cured suffer […]

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Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, LA Times, Obesity

January 4, 2010

Might Surgical Weight Loss Put Bones at Risk?

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

When diet and exercise attempts haven’t worked, increasing numbers of overweight people have turned to bariatric, or weight-loss, surgery to shed pounds.   But research reported in 2009 pointed to an unintended result: One of every five people who had bariatric surgery had broken a bone within a few years.   The finding came from […]

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Tags: bariatric surgery, weight loss

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