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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the February 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — Here are highlights from the February issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial [...]

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Study Finds Diabetes Can Recur in Some after Weight Loss Surgery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — June 26, 2012.  For a significant number of patients, gastric bypass surgery for weight loss can reverse Type 2 diabetes, but a new Mayo Clinic study finds that the disease can return in some 21 percent of patients within three to five years. The recurrence of diabetes [...]

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric or weight loss surgery can be a life changing procedure.  But, as we hear in this Medical Edge Radio segment featuring Dr. James Swain, it's not a magic bullet. To listen, click the link below. Bariatric Surgery

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Gastric Bypass

In this Medical Edge Episode,  bariatric surgeon, Dr. James Swain talks about gastric bypass, a type of weight loss surgery. To listen, click the link below. Gastric Bypass

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Bariatric Surgery and Obesity

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez talks about a study regarding treating obese patients who also have heart disease. To listen, click the link below. Bariatric Surgery & Obesity

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Bariatrics: No Quick Fix

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Scott Lynch explains that bariatric surgery is not a silver bullet for weight loss. To listen, click the link below. Bariatrics No Quick Fix

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Who's a Candidate For Bariatric Surgery

On the surface, it seems like it would be the easy fix.  But bariatric or weight loss surgery isn't for everyone.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Scott Lynch on who's a candidate for this surgery. To listen, click the link below. Who's a [...]

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What is Bariatric Surgery

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Michael Sarr introduces us to bariatric, or weight loss surgery. To listen, click the link below. What is Bariatric Surgery

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