Tag: "gastric bypass"
Extreme Measures for Combating Childhood Obesity
Gastric bypass surgery helps severely obese teenagers lose weight and keep it off, according to the first long-term follow-up studies of teenagers who had undergone the procedure 5-12 years earlier.
Study: Surgery for obese teens works long-term
In two studies, one in the United States and the other in Sweden, teens who underwent gastric bypass surgery were about thirty percent lighter five to 12 years after the
Jacob’s Story: A Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Journey
Many teens struggle with severe obesity and the decision to have bariatric surgery. Watch this documentary about Jacob Miller and his weight loss journey.
Alexis Shapiro Update: 7 months Post-Surgery
It’s been seven months since my daughter Alexis had sleeve gastrectomy surgery at Cincinnati Children’s. Seeing as so much has changed for Alexis and our family in that time, I
The Immediate Impact of the Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure
As many of you were watching the details of Alexis Shapiro’s surgery unfold on Twitter (#HyObesity) last Friday, you might have been wondering about the benefits of the sleeve gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass: Hope for Alexis
Two and a half years ago I gave my daughter Alexis a kiss as she was wheeled into an operating room. The doctors told us that the surgery to remove