Is Weight Loss Surgery Suitable For You

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery in medical terminology, refers to a group of gastrointestinal surgical procedures carried out on patients suffering from chronic morbid obesity (i.e., at least 100 lbs overweight, or a body mass index, BMI, of 40 or greater, for more than 5 years). It is used to facilitate weight […]

Paying Hard for Weight Loss

It was hard to imagine that Vinay, a boy who I had seen grow up with my children in the school where they studied, was no more, at the age of 21. As the news spread among us parents, we grieved, shocked that the boy who had for many years been known as the fattest […]

Weight Loss Surgery; The Last Resort

For millions of overweight people who have walked through the endless revolving door of weight loss and weight gain there may come a day when having weight loss surgery becomes a decision with which they are faced. And while weight loss surgery represents the final frontier for many who have battled the bulge for years, […]

Weight Loss Surgery in Washington

All across our state, the number of overweight and obese individuals is rapidly increasing. In the Evergreen State alone almost 60% of the population is overweight or obese. Obesity leads to millions of preventable deaths in the United States annually, and may lead to life-threatening ailments, including diabetes, certain kinds of cancer, heart conditions, and […]