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Weight Loss Surgery can reduce or cure diabetes

Weight Loss Surgery Can Reduce or Cure Diabetes

Now it was proven that weight loss surgery can reduce or cure diabetes. While there are many obesity-related diseases, perhaps none is as dangerous and as common as diabetes. The risk for diabetes increases dramatically the higher your body mass index, or BMI, as those struggling with morbid obesity that has a BMI over 40 are 600% times more likely to have diabetes than those with a BMI in the “normal” weight range, and countless more have pre-diabetes and other related diseases.

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Weight Loss Surgery May Be Risk for Headache

According to a new study published in the journal Neurology, weight loss surgery may be a major risk factor for a specific type of a headache. The researchers of the study evaluated 338 patients all with a history of spontaneous intracranial hypotension. These headaches are typically caused by a cerebrospinal fluid leak. The study found that 11 of those patients had some type of weight loss surgery. Though 11 people or 3.3% of the sample is a small number, it was significant enough for the study’s researchers to warn medical professional of the possible relationship.

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Handful of Weight Loss Surgery Patients Experience Lung Issues

A new study reports that patients with metabolic syndrome who have weight loss surgery are more likely to experience complications associated with the pulmonary system. A previous study done by Tufts Medical Center found that nearly 1% of patients who had pulmonary complications including atelectasis, pneumothorax or pneumonia had a history of metabolic syndrome.

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History of Tijuana, Mexico

The inception of urban development in Zaragoza, Tijuana, can be dated back to the 11 of July 1889 which is considered to the official date of the founding of Tijuana. On this day, Santiago Arguello and Agustin Olvera signed an agreement, laying the foundation for the influx of population.

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Quick Facts About the Costs of Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus, also known as diabetes, is a chronic disease associated with high levels of blood sugar glucose. There are two mechanisms involved: inadequate production of insulin in the pancreas, or inadequate sensitivity of cells to its action. Diabetes is a growing epidemic in the U.S. affecting over 30 million children and adults. That is 1 in 11 Americans affected by this disease. 84 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes – 90% of them don’t know they have it. Approximately every 21 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes.

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How Gastric Bypass Changes the Brain’s Response to Food

Gastric bypass is one of the most common types of bariatric surgeries, also known as weight loss surgery. It is well known that this procedure creates a much smaller pocket where food is stored, to reduce how much the patient eats and results in weight loss. But thanks to a new study conducted by the Medical Research Council, it might go a little further than that. The study looks at how gastric bypass changes the brain, specifically its response to food. This response lowers hunger and the act of eating for pleasure. It is great news for gastric bypass patients who became obese due to an emotional connection with food.

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Weight Loss Surgery Post-Op Eating

One of the most effective treatments for obesity is weight loss surgery, although there is a certain stigma attached to those who undergo its procedures. A lot of the time, many people find that it can impact greatly on their lives and really make a difference in the way they see themselves. As well as being an effective treatment of the problem of weight gain itself, it can also help to decrease the various other health issues that can come about because of it. Heart attacks, diabetes, and other issues can all be reduced. It was also discovered that one particular surgery –the gastric bypass- was one of the most effective ones.

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