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In an era where lifestyle diseases and obesity are on the rise, the significance of bariatric and metabolic specialists cannot be overstated. These medical professionals are pivotal in addressing the complex challenges of obesity and related metabolic disorders. With their unique expertise and multidisciplinary approach, they are making a significant impact on individuals’ lives and
Two of the most prominent organizations in weight loss surgery have announced new qualifications for today’s most popular bariatric procedures. If you suffer from the disease of obesity, this information is sure to interest you. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic
A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (Lap-Band) is an inflatable device that is fitted around the top portion of the stomach. The purpose of the surgery is to treat obesity by restricting food consumption. The first Lap-Band was surgically placed on September 1st, 1993. From that point onward, bariatric surgery steadily rose in popularity until it