New research from the Cleveland Clinic adds more evidence that people with type 2 diabetes and obesity can significantly reduce their risk of death and major cardiovascular events if they undergo weight loss or bariatric surgery. The results of the study were presented on September 2, 2019, at the European Society of Cardiology Congress and simultaneously published in
Nicole Burdett and Jason Williams have been friends for over 20 years. In 2017, they made the life-changing decision to undergo the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Prior to surgery, Nicole, a 38-year-old mom and lawyer, weighed 215 pounds. Jason, a 46-year-old father and lawyer, weighed 266 pounds. As a result of the surgery and their dedication
Over the last 30-40 years, bariatric surgery has undergone an incredible evolution. In the 1980s and 1990s, weight loss procedures were open surgeries with high risk and questionable long-term results. After years of technological advances, the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is a minimally invasive weight loss procedure with proven long-term results and little to no risk.