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Dr Ariel Ortiz

Bariatric Surgery and Fertility: What is the Connection?

It’s a known fact that the healthier you are, the better your chances of conceiving and having a healthy pregnancy. And a key factor for many women of reproductive age is losing weight. For some patients, losing 10 lbs. is enough to improve health. But if you are battling with obesity, the simplistic formula of […]

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 […]

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…

Article of Dr. Ortiz in Entrepreneur Magazine

“With technology I can take my business to unimaginable places and help more patients.” Ariel is pioneer in the surgery that helps people lose weight. More than 16 years ago, still a resident, he started to specialize in the placement of the gastric band, and when the surgery was approved…

The Power of Beliefs

Are Your Beliefs Serving You? “Our idea of who we are creates who we become.” – Mark Victor Hansen Beliefs are the assumptions we make about ourselves, about others in the world, and about how we expect things to go. Beliefs are about how we think things really are, what we…

Leakage Test During VGS

Dyed solution test or air pressure test? Gastric air pressure testing can detect even a very small leakage during surgery. During sleeve gastrectomy surgery it is common practice to perform leakage testing with instillation of a dyed solution in to the stomach through the calibration tube. If a small leakage…

News! Famous Blogger Judy Lane Will Be Starting To Work With Us!

Meet Judy Lane Judy Lane is a dynamic, bold, and visionary leader who specializes in behavioral sociology, executive coaching and trusted advisory services. Known for her high energy, entrepreneurial spirit and charismatic style, Judy Lane energizes individuals, executives and visionary leaders as they explore new options, cultivate new thinking, and…

What Is It With Fats?

Oils and fats If you have been under the low-fat craze, you need to know that you would be making a mistake. Some fats are essential for life. You´ll just need to learn the difference between healthy and non-healthy oils and fats. Vegetable oils. These oils come naturally from plants and…

It’s Not My Fault!

Obesity as an eating disorder Obesity is more than an eating disorder, is a multifactor reality, the reason why people gain weight is psychological, biological, social, anthropologic, marketing (how industry manipulates what industry says is healthy). Next, we will describe the most relevant subjects in eating disorders. Let’s begin with the…

What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes Diabetes is a medical condition in which the body cannot metabolize sugar due to either little or no production of insulin (Type 1) or because of insulin resistance (Type 2). Approximately 29.1 million or 9.3% of the U.S. Population suffer from diabetes. Of the two types, type 2 is…