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Weight Loss Surgery For Kids by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 5:19pm From Philly.com….. The obesity ”epidemic” is now old news, but it is scaring the heck out of medical practitioners since we know that the very heavy children we are now seeing will have chronic illnesses such as Type II diabetes, hypertension, fatty liver, gall bladder disease and chronic hip problems 20 to 30 years earlier than their paren ... Read on »
Dr. Sam Speron Explains How Weight Loss Surgery Now May Help Your Future Offspring by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 Aug 2013 7:00pm Dr. Sam Speron talks about recent study that shows how moms who undergo weight loss surgery may pass on better genes to their future children. The increase in number of overweight children in the U.S. has as much to do with their genes as their exercise habits and diet. Some genetic differences recently revealed by researchers are rare; h ... Read on »
Mothers' Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Kids' Heart Health by Medline Plus Posted Mon 29 Oct 2012 9:00am Siblings born after procedure had changes in genes related to obesity, disease in study Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy , Weight Loss Surgery Read on »
Women's Weight-Loss Surgery May Benefit Later Offspring by Medline Plus Posted Tue 28 May 2013 12:00pm Study links procedure to genetic activity in children Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy , Weight Loss Surgery , Women's Health Read on »
Weight Loss Surgery For Teens? by Free Diet Plans Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 6:03pm With the effort to reduce childhood obesity on the rise since Michelle Obama's involvement was announced, do we as society want to promote surgery as an option for teens seeking weight loss? I ABSOLUTELY don't think so! I don't think barbaric, I mean bariatric surgery is an option for ANYONE much less teenagers! However, I pose this ques ... Read on »
Weight Loss Surgery for Teen? by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 24 Jan 2013 6:28am From Your Health Journal…..”Consumer Affairs recently had a great article called Is weight-loss surgery the right answer for overweight teenagers? With obesity on the rise in many parts of the world, and children suffering from risk factors for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, weak bones, low self-esteem – many parents are concerned, an ... Read on »
Baby - before or after weight loss surgery? by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 10:04pm I was recently asked about what my thoughts were on having a baby -- either before or after weight loss surgery. Here is my 2 cents & my personal story. I had my first child in 1989. I was of normal weight, gained too much weight, and was overweight slightly after her birth. (180's) My second child was born in 1992. I was more overwei ... Read on »
Why I Did Not Choose Weight Loss Surgery by Theantijared Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Jul 2012 12:54pm This was not the exact video I saw four years ago. Similar, but not exact. They are kind of all the same. Slow motion, sad, not your fault kind of thing. When my doctor told me about weight loss surgery, he showed me a video that made me cry. What overweight person who feels hopeless would not cry? That is why they make them. Just ... Read on »
Weight-Loss Surgery for Teens May Be Gaining Advocates by HealthFinder Posted Fri 08 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Some believe it's the only way to save the super-obese. By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Weight-Loss Surgery for Teens May Be Gaining Advocates by Medline Plus Posted Fri 08 Oct 2010 2:00pm Some believe it's the only way to save the super-obese Friday, October 8, 2010 FRIDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery may be gaining traction as a viable treatment for obese teenagers, particularly those who are beginning to show the detrimental health effects of morbid ... Read on »