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Obesity in the elderly: More complicated than you think

Dr Derrick Cetin is a renown expert working at the Cleveland Clinic, specialized in bariatric medicine, medical weight management, nutrition sciences, weight management, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, obesity, prediabetes, hypertension and non surgical  obesity management. International Bariatric Club has recently presented Dr Cetin’s review article on weigh loss surgery in elderly patients. We have paraphrased the […]

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Long Term View of Bariatric Surgery.

Reproduced with permission from Owen Haskins, Editor, Bariatric News, issue 18, 2013 Bariatric News and IBC World News was delighted to speak with Professor Mervyn Deitel, one of the Founders of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 1983 in Iowa City and a President of the ASBS in 1995. He was one of the 13 Founders […]

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Mini-Gastric (one-anastomosis) Bypass Becoming a Mainstream Bariatric Operation

This article is published with the kind permission of Bariatric News. To access the latest news regarding bariatric and metabolic surgery, please visit the website: www.bariatricnews.net The mini-gastric one-anastomosis bypass (MGB) was conceived by Dr. Robert Rutledge in USA 16 years ago, as a safe, rapid and effective bariatric operation.  The MGB has slowly gained proponents […]

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THE WORLDWIDE RISE IN OBESITY – CAN WE COMBAT IT?

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors were hunter-gatherers – hunting, fishing, eating roots and berries (complex carbohydrates) – with occasional periods of famine.  They developed “thrifty” genes, which conserved energy in times of famine.  Then about 8,000 years ago, in Turkey, Egypt, Europe, Asia and America, farming began of wild grain – emmer wheat, barley, […]

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