Gastric Sleeve: The Answer to Sky-High U.S. Obesity Numbers

Gastric Sleeve: The Answer to Sky-High U.S. Obesity Numbers

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults are now obese—the highest numbers the United States has ever recorded. It’s almost as common to be obese as it is to be overweight or normal weight. Yikes! What’s even more troubling? Obesity rates have continued to climb despite the government’s attempts to address...

Defeating Childhood Obesity with the Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Defeating Childhood Obesity with the Gastric Sleeve Surgery

It’s tough enough to deal with obesity as an adult. But when kids and teens battle weight problems, it takes a huge toll on their minds and bodies that almost always continues into adulthood. But help, in the form of gastric sleeve surgery, can create a healthy new future for...

4 Facts Type II Diabetics Should Know About Gastric Sleeve

4 Facts Type II Diabetics Should Know About Gastric Sleeve

 In 2012, the National Institutes of Health stated that about 29.1 million Americans—nearly 10 percent of the population—are living with diabetes. And the news probably hasn’t gotten better in the years since that report. Among the long list of problems frequently linked to obesity is type II diabetes. In fact,...