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How Weight Loss Surgery Remedies Your Type 2 Diabetes Oct 6th, 2021

More than 34 million people have diabetes, with 90-95% of cases being of the type 2 variety. With type 2 diabetes, your cells don’t respond normally to insulin, so you experience high levels of blood sugar. That can put you at risk of many systemic problems, including nerve damage, eye...

Recognizing the Symptoms of Gallbladder Disease Sep 27th, 2021

Located in the right abdomen under your liver, the gallbladder stores and concentrates bile, a substance made by the liver to help with fat digestion. Normally, the gallbladder does its business without fuss, and you’re unaware of its contributions.  But things can go wrong. There are several types of gallbladder...

Is a Gastric Sleeve Right for Me? Aug 19th, 2021

Many people struggle with carrying around a few extra pounds. In the United States, approximately 73% of adults are overweight or obese, and 19% of children are obese.  This extra body fat can have a lot of negative impacts on your health, increasing your risk of diabetes, heart disease, joint...