In recent times, obesity has become a much greater public health concern. There are a number of studies and articles published about the negative effects obesity can have on one’s health.
We have curated a number of reliable resources for news and information related to obesity and weight loss. Take a look at some of the news articles below for more information about health concerns related to obesity and weight loss surgery!
A simple injection style pen normally used for treatment on Type 2 diabetes, has helped one woman drop a third of her bodyweight. Watch the video and see more at www.9news.com.auRead more
Picture this. You’re on the couch, your latest binge-watch is primed to begin and you are about to get stuck into a block of chocolate. As you peel back the wrapper, you are stopped in your...Read more
An Australian woman who spent over $700 every week on fast food is unrecognisable after shedding an impressive 60kg. After becoming desperate to lose weight, Carmen turned to weight loss surgery to help her and underwent...Read more
“...we can say with confidence that if we treat patients at a particular stage of obesity, we’ll be saving lives”, Mr Aly said. Mr Aly noted that a long-running study of obesity in Sweden has demonstrated...Read more
The link between obesity and diabetes There is a strong relationship between a person's body mass index (BMI) and degree of insulin resistance. Obesity has been linked to many issues regarding medical, psychological and social. However,...Read more
Obesity increases your risk of COVID-19 COVID-19 has been found to be dangerous for elderly people, those with compromised immune systems, and those suffering from a range of other health issues. Studies have found that those...Read more
Gallbladder and other risks after weight loss surgery The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare says that 31% of adults during the 2017-18 period were listed as obese. This percentage is not decreasing, it’s only going...Read more
What is a hernia? Is there a bulge at a previous surgery site, or between your chest and hips, or in your groin? This lump could potentially be a hernia, and the only way to find...Read more
What is laparoscopic gastric bypass? Laparoscopic gastric bypass is a weight loss procedure which helps patients who are significantly overweight, generally classified as obese. The bypass procedures are generally minimally invasive as it involves laparoscopic surgery,...Read more
People often gain weight over Christmas Managing your weight, whether it’s to stay healthy or to lose weight, can be difficult at Christmas time with all the dinners, lunches and festive gatherings. It is important for...Read more
Caffeine after weight loss surgery After weight loss surgery it is important to follow post-surgical guidelines regarding your diet. One element of diet a lot of patients ask about is caffeine, and whether they can keep...Read more
Your weight loss surgery options in Perth Trying to find the right surgeon to help you achieve your goals can be a daunting task. After all, a quick google search of weight loss surgery in Perth...Read more
Weight loss surgery in Perth Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, is a great tool to encourage lifestyle changes such as improved nutrition, more motivation to exercise, increased energy, and mobility. Losing weight does not always...Read more
Being obese or overweight puts you at greater risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19, experts say after examining existing studies. The review of evidence by Public Health England found excess weight put people at...Read more
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