Childhood Obesity Statistics & Facts in 2014

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 […]

Study Reports that Chronic Opioid Use Increased After Weight Loss Surgery

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% […]

Dr. Ismael Cabrera Featured on CBC Radio

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 […]

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