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Weight Loss Drug Approved: Qsymia [kyoo-sim- EE-uh]

Qsymia Weight Loss Surgery Drug

Qsymia [kyoo-sim- EE-uh] A new diet drug, the first one in ten years, has been approved by the FDA. The good news: Studies indicate that when using the drug along with diet and exercise, people are able to lose about … Continue reading

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Calories Are Not Created Equal

Calories Are Not Created Equal

Research continues to support the concept that a lower-carbohydrate diet is more effective for weight loss than a low-fat diet.  One of the major challenges of weight loss is the metabolic slowdown that accompanies a decrease in caloric intake. Go … Continue reading

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Bariatric Surgery Safety Improved with Laparoscopic Procedure

Bariatric Surgery Safe

At Barix Clinics, the vast majority of bariatric surgery procedures are done with the minimally invasive procedure called laparoscopic surgery.  A new study found that laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery is safer, has lower complication rates and a shorter hospital stay … Continue reading

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Once Fat Cells Get Fat, They Stay Fat

Once Fat, Fat Cells Stay Fat

As our nation and the entire world fights the obesity epidemic, researchers continue to find out more about this complex disease. A new study from theUniversityofMichiganfound that as obesity sets in, fat cells become fatter and burn fat slower—at least … Continue reading

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