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  • Duodenal Switch Bariatric Surgery: Are You a Good Candidate?

    Also known as vertical gastrectomy, the duodenal switch procedure is designed to restrict the size of the stomach and reduce the amount of calories that the stomach can absorb at any given time. Duodenal switch procedures are available in the United States and are designed primarily for patients who have a body mass index of 40 or more.

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    Over forty percent of American sleep for just six hours or fewer a night according to a recent Gallup poll. Sleepless nights leads to a lot of health problems, not the least of these being weight gain.

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    Since 1980 the obesity rate has doubled globally resulting in 600 million obese individuals as of 2014. This epidemic is a frightening one with many implications in the world of health and nutrition on top of negatively impacting the health and longevity of those suffering from this obesity. Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, is a great way to help those with a weight management problem to gain back control over their life.