‘He was eating himself to death’: Teens dropping pounds after weight loss surgery at USA Health

'He was eating himself to death': Teens dropping pounds after weight loss surgery at USA Health

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — USA Health is giving severely obese children an option to lose weight. You have heard of weight loss surgery for adults. Now kids as young as 12 can go under the knife to lose weight. Dr. Katrina Weaver, a pediatric surgeon, is now performing the gastric sleeve procedure on Gulf Coast … Read more

‘He was eating himself to death’: Teens dropping pounds after weight loss surgery at USA Health

'He was eating himself to death': Teens dropping pounds after weight loss surgery at USA Health

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — USA Health is giving severely obese children an option to lose weight. You have heard of weight loss surgery for adults. Now kids as young as 12 can go under the knife to lose weight. Dr. Katrina Weaver, a pediatric surgeon, is now performing the gastric sleeve procedure on Gulf Coast … Read more

After weight-loss surgery, Beebe offers blueprint for healthy living

After weight-loss surgery, Beebe offers blueprint for healthy living

Mike Killmon doesn’t hesitate when he says Tarek Waked, MD, saved his life. A Salisbury native who now resides in Rehoboth Beach, Killmon has been on a journey since 2020, when he decided surgical weight loss was his best option to return to a healthy life. Killmon is an active and influential figure in the … Read more

Dr Christopher Thompson Discusses GI Innovation Presented at DDW

Dr Christopher Thompson Discusses GI Innovation Presented at DDW

Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, FJGES, director of endoscopy and codirector of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses a session on gastrointestinal [GI] invention at the recent conference, Digestive Disease Week, held May 21-24 in San Diego, California. AJMC®: … Read more

How Winter’s Choice To Air Her Surgery Inspires The Family Chantel Fans

Why Winter Everett Is The Real Star Of The Family Chantel Season 4

The Family Chantel fans are giving Winter Everett support. The reality star is winning praise for deciding to air her Mexico weight loss surgery. Many cast members in the extended 90 Day Fiancé franchise have had weight loss journeys, but The Family Chantel star Winter Everett has aired a unique transformation. Fans have called Winter’s … Read more

Preventing Diabetes Amputations, Surgery for Cushing’s Disease, and More

In this week’s news, researchers show that a simple wellness visit done annually can reduce the risk of amputation in people with diabetes. A new report finds that a surgery is not currently recommended for older adults is safe and effective at treating Cushing’s disease in that age group. And spending time with a dog … Read more

Next-Generation Robotic Surgery For Common & Advanced Surgical Procedures

Next-Generation Robotic Surgery For Common & Advanced Surgical Procedures

A giant leap with next-generation robotic surgery, here’s everything you need to know about it. Robotic surgeries may help conduct common surgery procedures Robot-assisted surgeries have been around for almost a decade but till now these robotic surgeries were being used mostly for complex procedures like cancer. However, now with the next-generation robot, … Read more

Lower BMI at time of surgery associated with improved functional outcomes after TJA

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Mother, daughter lose 160 pounds after having weight loss surgery on the same day at Tomball hospital

Mother, daughter lose 160 pounds after having weight loss surgery on the same day at Tomball hospital

Carrie and Maddison McFarland went tubing on the Guadalupe River earlier this month. They had done the float a couple years ago, but the experience this time was much different. “We went two years ago, and I struggled a lot to tube that seven-hour adventure,” Carrie said. During their most recent tubing adventure, the mother … Read more