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Adolescent bariatric surgery reverses type 2 diabetes in 95 percent of teens, improves quality of life
The results of a new study to be published November 6, 2015 in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at The Obesity Society Annual meeting in Los Angeles, California show that three years after undergoing bariatric surgery, adolescents experienced major improvements in their weight, metabolic health, and quality of life. Nationwide […]
Weight Loss Surgery “Re-Wires” the Brain
The brain reacts differently to images of food depending on what method people choose for weight loss, according to MRI images. Researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure the brain responses of individuals who lost weight after having bariatric surgery and individuals who lost weight by more traditional measures. When shown images of […]
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100 Robotic Cases!
Long Island Laparoscopic Surgery, PLLC 631-689-0220 www.drahmadmd.com Dr. Ahmad has recently performed his 100th Robotic Assisted Gastric Bypass! He was the first surgeon in the area to use the daVinci robotic system to perform a bariatric procedure. He is currently looking to expand his use of this advanced surgical system to treat hiatal hernias and […]
Make Exercising Fun!
Long Island Laparoscopic Surgery, PLLC 631-689-0220 www.drahmadmd.com Do you dread exercising? Have you tried a workout program and just couldn’t stick with it? For some, just the word exercise is discouraging. Making certain lifestyle changes, such as exercising and maintaining a healthy diet, are key factors in your success after a bariatric procedure. Remember, a […]
Obesity ‘not always linked with metabolic problems’
The researchers, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, recruited 20 obese participants who were asked to gain 15 lb in weight over several months. The findings of the study are published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation. The researchers then studied how the gain in weight affected the participants’ metabolism. Before […]
Long-term effects of obesity surgery on adolescent skeleton are favorable
The skeletons of obese adolescents are usually more dense than those of normal weight teens, but after gastric bypass surgery, most return to normal density within two years, a new study finds. The results was presented at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in San Diego. “In the short term, the participants’ […]