Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States and is the number one health concern among parents, according to the American Heart Association, showing to be more of a concern than drinking, smoking or doing drugs. Obesity among children leads to a wide range of physical and psychological side effects, including high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, heart […]
The LABS study funded by the National Institutes of Health found that patients showed a great success for substantial weight loss for up to three years later following surgery. The amount of weight loss varied according to the types of surgeries the patients had. This was the same as whether the surgery affected the patient’s […]
According to an October 2013 study by the Journal of the American Medical Association, 77% of patients stayed on painkillers a year after weight loss surgery occurred. Ultimately, bariatric patients who already used painkillers such as Vicodin and OxyContin increased their intake by nearly 13% in the first year after weight loss surgery and 18% […]
Losing weight on your own typically relies on getting regular physical activity and eating right. But if you have been following this regime for a while and nothing is happening, more actions might need to be taken. According to a study published in Science Transitional Medicine, your lack of weight loss might be due to […]
Weight loss surgery is quickly becoming a necessary action for many obese individuals in the United States and Canada. Although, weight loss surgery is commonly referred to as a “last resort,” weight loss surgery is expected to increase which coincides with the rise in obesity.
When patients are considering undergoing weight loss surgery in Tijuana, be sure to keep in the mind the fabulous things to do in Tijuana. In Tijuana there are several things for patients to do from shopping to entertainment, Tijuana is a cultural hub in Mexico.
CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company)Radio program recently interviewed and referenced Dr. Ismael Cabrera. The Radio program was performed in Tijuana, Mexico on the topic of Medical Tourism. CBC’s Deborah Wilson followed one patient’s journey for weight loss surgery in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, as well has top bariatric surgeons in Mexico. Dr. Ismael Cabrera travels from Puerto […]
Dr. Ismael Cabrera traveled to Puerto Vallarta to inspect hospital facilities. In the hope to one day perform bariatric surgeries in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Dr. Cabrera sees whether it’s viable to offer bariatric surgery in PV.