September 2014 Newsletter

Free Download :Bariatric Surgery Support Newsletter September 2014   Cosmetic Surgery helps with weight control   Body contouring surgery to remove excess skin improves long-term weight control in patients after gastric bypass surgery, claims a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.…

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Bariatric surgery may improve urinary incontinence

  Bariatric surgery may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a study, “Long-term change in urinary incontinence among severely obese women following bariatric surgery,” presented at the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association 2014 scientific meeting in Washington, DC. The study found that nearly half of…

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Quality of life

  Thursday, June 26, 2014 – 12:23 Owen Haskins – Editor in chief, Bariatric News Gastric bypass surgery improves obese diabetic patients’ physical and mental health, more than an intensive weight loss programme involving lifestyle modifications over two years, according to the results from a study presented at the joint…

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Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study

Weight-loss surgery, such as gastric banding, can dramatically reduce the rate of heart attacks and deaths among people who are obese, a new study shows. Researchers in the United Kingdom said their findings suggest that obese people at high risk for heart disease should seriously consider undergoing this type of…

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Overweight and obesity are major worldwide health problems

Overweight and obesity are major worldwide health problems. By 2015 the World Health Organization predicts that more than 2.3 billion adults will be over-weight and 700 million will be obese. Nowadays there is a huge selection of traditional weight loss therapies, such as low-energy diets, different types of exer-cises, behaviour…

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Banding patients must adhere to nutritional advice

Gastric banding patients do not meet recommended daily requirements for important nutrients such as protein, vitamin D and calcium, despite receiving nutritional counselling over a three-month period, according to the outcomes of a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers “Our study clearly shows that there are issues regarding nutritional…

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DECEMBER 2013 BARIATRIC SUPPORT NEWS

The Christmas Holidays are nearly upon us, and, like you, our   Bariatric Surgery Support Group is looking forward to a well-deserved rest over the coming days.   Before we break for festivities we would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our Members, The Support Group Committee,…

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Bariattric Surgery Support Gooddies!

Bariatric Surgery Support South African  Weight-Loss Surgery Support Group  We Have a Fresh New-look Logo And Will Be Doing A Limited Edition Mug That Will Be Available To Buy. If  You would Like A Mug Please E-mail info@bariatricsurgerysupport.co.za If  we receive enough requests for this Mug we will have it…

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Psychological effects of Bariatric Surgery on pre and post op patients

In the second part of our look at the importance of Psychological effects of Bariatric Surgery on pre and post op patients we explore Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as a possible tool to help you achieve a balanced lifestyle and perception of your new self. If anyone knows a good CBT…

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