Some new studies demonstrate the benefits of bariatric surgery, indicating that the procedure can dramatically reduce the risks for diseases such as heart attacks and uterine cancer.
Although it wasn’t taken very seriously when it was first performed in the 90s, bariatric surgery has become “today’s best weapon against obesity and metabolic syndrome”.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) have released the inaugural standards for their joint accreditation program, the Metabolic Bariatric Surgery and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
A recent study performed through the Cleveland Clinic tracked a group of people with diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery for up to nine years after having surgery. Researchers found that diabetes-related conditions reversed for a number of patients.
Recently, the American Medical Association’s (AMA) adopted a policy recognizing obesity as “a disease state with multiple pathophysiological aspects requiring a range of interventions to advance obesity treatment and prevention.”
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently made headlines with the revelation that he had undertaken weight loss surgery out of concern for his health and love for his family.
Recently, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that he had undergone weight loss surgery. He’s not alone. U.S. Congressman Tom Reed from New York also revealed that he had a weight loss operation, which has successfully helped him to improve his health.
Princeton’s Comprehensive Bariatrics Center is ready to help weight loss surgery patients have a healthier life.
Princeton Bariatrics, led by Sue Bunnell, participated in the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Foundation’s 2012 Walk from Obesity, as one of the top fundraising teams in the United States.