As one of the hospitals which has advertised its expertise in bariatric surgery, Royal Bahrain Hospital would wish to clarify: Bariatric surgery is not a shortcut but a last resort for some.
What does BS stand for?
BS stands for Bariatric Surgery (weight loss)
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Bariatric surgery reduced the incidence of type 2 diabetes by 78% compared with usual care at 15 years in a prospective, case-matched study of more than 3,000 obese adults.
For the patient, the value of bariatric surgery may be seen as life saving and life changing.
Life has changed significantly for 54-year-old Sherry Huff of Texas since her elective bariatric surgery last year.
EXPERT ANALYSIS FROM A MEETING ON OSTEOPOROSIS SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO - Bariatric surgery can be beneficial for obese people, but it also can lead to significant bone loss.
A negative effect on bone health that may increase the risk of fractures is an important consideration for people considering bariatric surgery and those who have undergone bariatric surgery," said Kelly Nakamura, a medical student at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, and study's lead author.