Risks of Obesity to Pregnancy and Childbirth

Using a sample analysis of just over 19 million people in 200 countries globally, a study found that more of that population sample is considered to be overweight than underweight. Western, developed countries, such as the UK, United States of America and Australia have an obesity rate greater than 50% for women who have yet […]

Aug 10th,2018
What is Dumping Syndrome and what are the Symptoms

What is dumping syndrome? Dumping syndrome is a set of symptoms that can develop after gastric (stomach) surgery due to rapid delivery of nutrients to the small bowel. It can happen after many gastric operations such as fundoplication, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass or SADI/SIPS procedure. The incidence varies based on type of operation and how […]

Reflux After Bariatric Surgery

Reflux after bariatric surgery 1) Do you struggle from reflux after a bariatric surgery? Certain procedures such as sleeve gastrectomy and gastric band can lead to reflux. Reflux can manifest in different ways including heartburn, food regurgitation, nocturnal cough and abdominal pain. Up to 20% of patients will develop reflux after sleeve gastrectomy surgery. There […]

Aug 10th,2018
What Is The Best Weight Loss Surgery Option For You?

There are many options for patients to decide that weight loss surgery is the best option for them to take control of their obesity. Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, has been around for more than 40 years and has shown to be extremely effective at not only helping patients lose the initial excess weight, […]

Aug 10th,2018
Surgical Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes

Metabolic surgery is now one of the recommended treatment options for those suffering from type 2 diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association. The experimental evidence for Gastrointestinal surgery as a treatment for type 2 diabetes has been growing steadily over the last 15 years and continues to show promising results since this type of […]

Aug 10th,2018
Bariatric Surgery in SJG Midland Private Hospital

Bariatric Surgery in SJG Midland Private Hospital Obesity is classified as a disease by the World Health Organisation. 63% of the Australian population is overweight according to 2014-15 data. 28% were deemed to be obese. That means one third of our population is affected by obesity, and almost two-thirds are overweight. Being overweight or obese […]

Aug 10th,2018