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What is the diet after bypass surgery

Before undergoing gastric bypass surgery, you must first qualify for the surgery and understand the risks and benefits involved. Adults eligible for this surgery are typically more than pounds overweight or have a body mass index BMI over To be a viable candidate, you should also be ready to re-learn your dietary habits. New dietary… Read More »

California rejects unique intersex surgery ban for some kids

California lawmakers have rejected a ban on medically unnecessary treatment for babies born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia By ADAM BEAM Associated Press January 14, 2020, 12:59 AM 4 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers have rejected what would have been a first-of-its-kind ban on medically unnecessary treatment for infants born with ambiguous or… Read More »

Can Weight Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk?

In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 13 types of cancer were linked to obesity. Now, two recent studies presented at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting have found that bariatric surgery—commonly called weight loss surgery—is linked with reduced cancer risk among those who are overweight… Read More »