What is gastric sleeve?

What is gastric sleeve?

If you’re morbidly obese and struggled to lose weight through diet and exercise alone, you may qualify for bariatric surgery. There are different types of bariatric procedures. One of which is a gastric sleeve. What is a gastric sleeve? Also known as vertical...

What is Gastric Sleeve?

If losing weight through diet and exercise have not helped you lose weight long term, then you may have considered weight loss surgery. Also known as bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery treats obesity and indirectly, the conditions that go along with it. This...

A Good Investment in her Health

It was disappointing. Christine Sabb of Maryville applied for a position as a massage therapist but didn’t get the job. She was told it was because she hadn’t had her license long enough. It seemed like a reasonable explanation. But when the job went to a classmate...

Gastric Sleeve

The growing awareness of the health risks associated with obesity has led to an increase in bariatric surgeries. Bariatric surgery may be an option for those who are obese (a body mass index of 30 or higher), have obesity-related problems, and are unable to lose...