“Medical Research” Posts

This page contains a compilation of Posts in the “Medical Research” category… i.e. all the posts associated with information that I gleaned from reviewing medical research and studies :

No Longer Obese !!! (Officially)

45Kg and 58 weeks after surgery ... I am finally No Longer Obese !!!(and I have not been down to this weight for more than 30 years)... According to my BMI, I am officially not Obese any more ... but I am still Overweight (which I guess still makes me a Fat Bastard)....

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Fatty Liver Disease – The Silent Epidemic

For most of us, the acronym NASH won’t ring many bells. But NASH, or NonAlcoholic SteatoHepatitis, marked by the accumulation of an unhealthy amount of fat and scar tissue in the liver, is quietly reaching epidemic proportions across the globe. By 2020, NASH is...

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Diabetes II Linked with Diet Soft Drinks !!!

One of the main reasons I went ahead with Weight Loss Surgery was to manage/control my Diabetes II.  After several years of trying diet and exercise, the medications I needed to keep my blood sugar under control were increasing.  I am now very happy to say that since...

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Tell Me YOUR Story (Please)

In the lead up to surgery I looked into lots of medical research and studies that described weight loss surgery - and in particular examined at long term benefits and effects of Bariatric Surgery. I also spoke with a number of people who had...

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Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Durability of Weight Loss

A Study initiated by the US Department of Veteran Affairs (JAMA Surg. 2016 Nov 1; 151(11): 1046–1055.) was undertaken to examine the durability of weight loss for various bariatric procedures as compared with nonsurgical techniques. The objective of this study was to ...

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How Weight Loss Surgery Helps Type 2 Diabetes

Weight loss surgery can make a big difference for people with type 2 diabetes. For many people, blood sugar levels get back to normal after surgery (and for Gastric Bypass surgery, this can place before there is even any significant loss in weight). This could mean...

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