What is the safest weight loss surgery?

Obesity is a prevalent problem all around the world and especially in the United States. The latest surveys points out that one out of two people in the United States are overweight. The real problem of being overweight is that it is the beginning of many other diseases like diabetes, heart problems and joint problems. […]

Weight Loss Surgery in Minnesota

Minnesota is known as “the fittest state in the nation”. Our state’s fine climate, its friendly folks, and its famous hot-dish hospitality combine to keep the overall health of Minnesotans well above the national norm. Sadly, however, we are below par in one important area of health: obesity. In fact, here in the North Star […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Will Insurance Cover the Cost?

Depending on the type of major medical insurance policy you have, most insurance companies will pay for gastric bypass surgery (also called bariatric surgery) if you meet certain conditions. However, some insurance companies have exclusion clauses for treating obesity. These companies refuse to cover any treatment related to “losing weight.” They will, however, treat the […]