Weight Loss Surgery

Much like those who struggle with their weight must endure the unjust persecutions of a cruel society; the Mini-Gastric Bypass has endured its own share of unfair mistreatment through the years. It is for this reason that I was motivated to share its story. It all...

There is no denying the fact that the decision to undergo weight loss surgery is a serious one, but for those with the courage to take that step, their life is forever changed. Is that to say there are no downsides to surgery? Of course...

Bariatric surgery has come a long way since 1952. It has emerged from the fringes of medicine where it was once considered a fool-hearted attempt to treat a behavior problem with a scalpel into one of the most popular surgical specialties of our day. This...

For anyone who is considering weight loss surgery, it is important to learn what you can about the different kinds of procedures and the risks involved so you can make an informed decision. Here are examples of a restrictive weight-loss procedure. Adjustable Gastric Band The Adjustable Band,...

There are three types of weight loss surgery. 1. Restrictive procedures 2. Malabsorptive procedures and 3. Combined Restrictive and Malabsorptive procedures. The common examples of restrictive procedures, the Adjustable Gastric Band and the Gastric Sleeve, were already discussed in a previous entry. The Jejunoilieal Bypass...

Ever wonder why some people can seemingly eat whatever they want and never gain weight? While others all they have to do is look at food and they can gain 5-10 pounds. Are you one of those people who's struggle with weight gain feels like...

Amy Bettis, a past MGB patient proudly discusses the impact of Mini-Gastric Bypass on her life in this video. As a devout mother who would do anything just to participate in her children’s lives, her weight problem kept her from that most basic life experience.  . After...

Mike McBroom talks about how his life changed after undergoing into the mini-gastric bypass surgery. Trying to get in shape while busy working or in business can consume your time for other things other than spending some quality time with yourself and get some exercises. Those were Mike's challenging...

Crystal Woodward who had undergone surgery on May 08, 2008 talks about how the mini-gastric bypass surgery has made a huge impact in her life. She's been struggling with her weight all through her adult life and now she gets a second chance to live...

Dr. David Hargroder has been featured in the local news television and was named the best mini-gastric bypass in Joplin, MO. The doctor talks about the mini-gastric bypass procedure's profound effect to patients. Diabetic patients most specially, benefits from the procedure. It is definitely a life-changing surgical procedure,...

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