| Jun 12, 2013
This month’s “DA Live” will explore surgical procedures for weight loss.
Dr. Kim Marley, chief of surgery and bariatric medical director for Windber Medical Center, will be featured on the June 20 edition of the online forum. “DA...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:10 AM
In conjunction with its bariatric surgery weight loss program, McLaren Northern Michigan is offering a free bariatric surgery seminar in Petoskey and Charlevoix.
Because one size or procedure does not fit all patients, several new weight loss options...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Harvard Health Blog
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's revelation that he'd secretly undergone weight-loss surgery should not have as a big surprise. Christie has been publicly (and privately) struggling with his weight for years and fits the profile...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Steward Rendon, a doctor at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, is hosting a free informational weight loss surgery seminar at 7 p.m. Wednesday (April 17) and at 10 a.m. April 27 at the Red Cross Health Fair.
He will also be the keynote speaker at the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:13 PM
It was Monday that results of a new study came out that show gastric bypass surgery can improve and possibly cure diabetes. That's no surprise to one Roanoke man.
Mark Lambert had been heavy his entire life. He used to weigh 360 pounds and in 2007 he...
| Apr 5, 2012
Melinda Barron had been thinking about weight loss surgery for years--her mother died in 2005 at the age of 62.
Melinda said her mom weighed a bit more than 300 pounds and had type 2 diabetes.
"When mom died my whole point was okay, I'm losing weight...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 5:34 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The state has launched an investigation into Lap-Band surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign.
Insurance giant Aetna says the California Department of Insurance is looking into allegations of fraud against its...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had weight loss surgery reported greater alcohol use two years after their procedures than in the weeks beforehand, in a new study.
"This is perhaps a risk. I don't think it should deter people from having surgery,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:51 AM
It wasn’t the life she had imagined — one that included high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and the prospect of knee replacement.
As a young girl full of life, she would never have pictured herself struggling to get through the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:34 PM
It wasn't the life she had imagined — one that included high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and the prospect of knee replacement.
As a young girl full of life, she would never have pictured herself struggling to get through the day,...
| Jan 22, 2012
Several current or former workers for the people behind those 1-800-GET-THIN ads have made allegations about this weight-loss enterprise that government regulators should have gotten to the bottom of long ago. Taken together, the allegations are that...
| Jan 31, 2012
Weight-loss surgeons from across the United States are attempting to distance themselves from surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising for Lap-Band surgery.
In a letter to House members considering a congressional investigation of...