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 […]

Weight Loss Surgery in Florida

Florida is facing a public health crisis:  the crisis of obesity. Obesity, a disease in which a person’s weight becomes significantly above the norm, is on the rise in Florida. In fact, almost 60% of the population of the Sunshine State is overweight or obese. And the crisis extends to our children as well. According […]

Weight Loss Surgery in Arkansas

Arkansas offers its people unparalleled opportunities to enjoy life – through its natural beauty, its friendly business climate, and its wealth of fine dining. Sadly, with the last of these, another opportunity presents itself: the opportunity to gain weight. In fact, here in the Natural State, some 63% of the population is overweight or obese. […]

Weight Loss Surgery in Rhode Island

Rhode Island – the smallest state — has a big problem. That problem is obesity. Almost 59% of the population of the Ocean State is overweight or obese (18% obese, 39% overweight) according to data compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. And that’s just the adults.  47% of 6-11 year olds, 27% of […]