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5 Ways Weight loss Surgery is Even More Important for Teens

Obesity in children and teens in the US has grown considerably in recent years. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of obesity was 18.5% in children and adolescents aged 2-19 years, with about 13.7 million children and adolescents experiencing obesity. The traditional formula of diet and exercise is not a […]

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the bariatric realm, with experts in revision surgery and a cutting-edge facility, choosing […]

10 Myths About Gastric Surgery

While bariatric surgery is a need for some because of struggling with issues of obesity, for others, it remains an elective procedure to address metabolic diseases and provides an outlet to achieve metabolic health. But the decision to receive surgery, whether required or as an elective, some patients remain fearful over common misconceptions while others […]

The Sleeve Sisters: 5 Ordinary Women Take an Extraordinary Journey

A weight loss journey can be tiring and difficult, but our supportive team at Obesity Control Center strives to make your journey a bit easier and more rewarding. Part of that journey is seeing the incredible results of your hard work pay off, and when patients share these milestones with us, we like to share […]

Tech Tattoos

Wearable fitness devices can track pulse rates and physical activity over time in order to achieve long-term health goals; however, more advanced technology is being developed to monitor what’s happening inside the body in real time. Researchers are now creating wearable devices that analyze the effects of activity…

Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgey

Patients may often feel embarrassed or guilty when there is a sudden weight gain or when a plateau occurs. These feelings and the reactions they cause can impact and/or put health, weight loss, and nutritional status at risk. Patients who regain more than 22 pounds (10 kilograms) from the lowest…

One of the Best Bariatric Hospitals for Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery is a safe, effective solution that can produce life-changing results for those who struggle with weight gain and obesity. But if you aren’t careful about which Mexico medical center you choose for your procedure, then you could face several problems down the road. Risks of using an inexperienced surgical…

Cirugía Bariátrica en Adolescentes, ¿cómo? ¿por qué?

La obesidad mórbida esta sumamente relacionada con el hígado graso no alcohólico (HGNA), el cual rápidamente se está convirtiendo en la causa más común de enfermedades crónicas del hígado a nivel mundial. Esta epidemia no se limita a los adultos. Ha habido un aumento en el número de niños y…

The Benefits of Collaging

In my last blog, The Art of Collaging, April 2, 2015, I introduced to you the art of collaging. Collaging is a medium through which our heart can speak. If we use only photo images and don’t use words (i.e., language,) our brain (i.e. logic) does not get to run the…

We Are The Miracles

Have you ever experienced those exquisite moments in time where everything is absolutely, crystal-clear perfect? When you KNOW that you are on the right path, that there is nowhere to get, and nothing to gather … that everything in your life is whole, complete and perfect? If you could only capture…