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The Skinny on Non-Surgical Weight Loss

Posted on September 27, 2012 by 1 Comment

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weight lossIf you have tried to lose a significant amount of weight before and failed, you might be wondering if surgery is the answer. Before you consider going under the knife, there are some things you should know about medically supervised non-surgical weight loss.

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Are Lap Bands the Answer to Obesity?

Posted on December 9, 2010 by 1 Comment

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lap bandLast week a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel recommended that Allergan’s Lap-Band weight-loss device be approved for use in patients with BMIs between 30 and 35. While the FDA has not yet approved the move, based upon the panel’s recommendation it’s likely that it will happen.

So is this the end of the obesity problem? Will weight issues become a thing of the past? Hardly, and here’s why.

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