Citing results of numerous studies over the past several years, the FDA has expanded their endorsement of weight loss surgery (such as Lap Band) to include patients who are not classified as severely obese.
An interesting article appeared on MSNBC telling the story of one woman whose diabetes was effectively cured through weight reduction surgery. While not a cure all for everyone, other patients with diabetes have shown similar results.
A recent preliminary study performed by researchers at Kent State University in Ohio shows some promising results sugesting that bariatric surgery may help slow the effects of obesity on cognitive function.
"I have lost 210 pounds since the start of my journey. What I liked so much about Dr. Chae is that he is a follow up guy, he makes sure that you understand everything about the procedure and that all your questions are answered."