Gastric Bypass Surgery Associated With Improved Health Outcomes, Studies Find

ScienceDaily (Feb. 21, 2011) — Gastric bypass surgery appears to lead to better long-term results including greater weight loss, resolution of diabetes and improved quality of life compared with sleeve gastrectomy and “lap-band” surgery, according to two reports in the February issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives…

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 Preparing for weight loss surgery involves evaluations and recommendations by several health care professionals. They may include a bariatric physician, a bariatric surgeon, a nutritionist and a psychologist. This team works together to develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Let’s assume that you have a good understanding by now of the…

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2 in every 3 South Africans are overweight

South Africans are a nation of people in denial when it comes to perceptions of how overweight, unfit and unhealthy they are. In a recent national health survey measuring the health of the nation, it was found that 74% of South Africans think their fellow citizens are overweight, while only…

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Benefits Of Bariatric Surgery May Outweigh Risks For Severely Obese Patients

Bariatric surgery can result in long-term weight loss and significant reductions in cardiacand other risk factors for some severely obese adults, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. The statement, published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, is the first by the American Heart Association…

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Welcome

Durban Bariatric Surgery provides pre and post surgical information and solutions to severely obese patients of Drs. Du Toit, Funnell and Partners. We proudly service Durban and surrounding areas of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa. Our practice is situated at Suite 201 Caritas Wing L2 St Augustines Hospital, 107 J…

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