New Treatment Options for Type II Diabetes

Bariatric surgery has been known to improve or even put Type II diabetes into remission. For this reason a summit was held in London last September 2015 (2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit DSS-II). It was a multi specialty group of 48 international scholars, of which 75%...

Exercise: It’s Not Just for Weight Loss Anymore

We all know that exercise is an essential component in weight loss.  Many people equate the two so closely that they are unwilling to continue an exercise routine unless they are seeing continued weight reduction.  This is unfortunate because the human body has...

Cost Effectiveness of Weight-Loss Surgery

The health risks associated with severe obesity are extensive.  And with these obesity-related health problems–including diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, and obstructive sleep apnea–come increases in health care costs.  A recent study found that while...