Diabetes has come to be a household term. With the obesity epidemic on the rise, diabetes can be one of the first signs of an unhealthy lifestyle. Diabetes is a disease that is characterized by higher than normal levels of sugar in the blood and not enough insulin to manage these levels
As a bariatric surgeon, I have found that patients are more likely to have greater success with their weight loss following bariatric surgery when it is performed at a lower, obese weight. A recent data study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System supports this idea.
Obesity is quickly becoming the largest health epidemic in the United States. With the increasing portions of food at restaurants and the continued need for fast, cheap food, America has taken the lead for the most obese country in the world. Physicians are now beginning to recognize this problem as a disease. Therefore, it is […]