Losing weight can seem as challenging as climbing Mt. Everest. You never make any progress. You can’t find your way to the top. If you make any progress at all with the scale, you find yourself sliding back down the slope again. You don’t want to fight with the scale anymore. You’re exhausted from your […]
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According to the first long-term study to follow patients’ progress over five years, the minimally-invasive weight loss procedure known as endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) resulted in significant total body weight loss. Click HERE to read more.
If you have struggled with your weight for far too long, you are not alone. There comes a point when you can’t take it anymore. You just want to stop fighting with your food. You want to feel good about your body. You want to go shopping for clothes and find things you like to […]
After being diagnosed with hepatitis C, there are probably several questions that you have and how you’re going to live with having the disease. The first thing to know is that the disease impacts your liver. It’s spread when you make contact with the blood of a person who is infected with the virus. One […]
You’ve tried to go solo to take control of your weight. It hasn’t worked. You’re overweight and you’re tired of it. You feel like your body doesn’t even belong to you anymore. There is no need to be discouraged! The ORBERA weight loss balloon could be the solution you need to kick start effective weight […]
Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). While it can affect any part of the digestive tract, it most commonly affects the ileum, which is the end of the small intestine that connects to the colon or large intestine. The disease affects men and women equally, and people usually first develop symptoms […]
Understanding your personal health is important. Some conditions may be easy to identify, but a food allergy may be more difficult. Although a food allergy may seem daunting to live with, having the knowledge of your allergy empowers you with the ability to know what foods are safe and what foods you should avoid. If […]
Hepatitis C is a liver inflammation caused by the HCV virus. A person can contract hepatitis C if they come into contact with infected blood. The disease can be chronic, which means the patient has it for a long time, and it can be acute. This phase doesn’t last long, but can lead to the […]
A company news release has advised that Gelesis100 (Plenity, Gelesis) has been cleared by the FDA for weight management in adults with a BMI of 25-40 kg/m2 when used in combination with diet and exercise. Click HERE to read more.