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For the Very Fat: These Health Problems Weigh Heavier

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A few extra pounds won't kill you..but these diseases/conditions highly associated with obesity just might. These are the most common "co-morbid" conditions of being excessively overweight. Many insurance companies won't cover weight loss surgery, classifying it as elective. However patients with one of these so-called co-morbidities can often petition successfully for coverage of the bariatric procedures known to reduce or even resolve these conditions. Want to learn more about weight loss surgery, chat us! http://dld.bz/chat_now, or check out your minimally invasive surgical options for stomach reduction here http://dld.bz/obesity-surgery-options



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    Type 2 Diabetes

    The risk for type 2 diabetes is almost 3x higher among obese people, and nearly 60% of type 2 diabetes cases are attributable to obesity. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the US and the leading cause of kidney failure. Type 2 Diabetes is often quickly and completely resolved with the gold standard of bariatric procedures, the RNY Gastric Bypass surgery has been proven to resolve Type 2 Diabetes very shortly after surgery: http://dld.bz/how-gastric-bypass-resolves-type2-diabetes
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    High Blood Pressure

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    Major depression
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    Research shows obesity and depression are closely linked; those who are obese are more likely to become depressed, and similarly, those depressed have a stronger likelihood of becoming obese. Effective obesity treatment should always include psychological treatment as well. Top obesity surgical programs feature a multi-disciplinary team, including a psychologist specializing in addiction. Learn more about weight loss through minimally invasive surgery abroad http://dld.bz/bypass-in-paradise
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    Necrotizing fasciitis can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. It typically develops as an extension of a skin lesion. The fact that it's rare doesn't make it any less horrible - and obese people, particularly those with uncontrolled diabetes, are at the greatest risk. http://dld.bz/the-new-gastric-plication
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    Arthritis
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    WebMD recently reported "Arthritis on the Increase; Obesity Partly to Blame". The Centers for Disease control says arthritis is especially common among people who are obese, and unless Americans learn how to control their weight, the prevalence of arthritis will continue to rise. The good news: even a small weight loss (about 11 pounds) can reduce the risk for knee osteoarthritis among obese women by 50% and could cut mortality risk by half. If you suffer from arthritis linked to obesity, get familiar with the different bariatric procedures that can help lessen your pain and improve your mobility: http://inquiries.healthtravelguides.com/green-zone-lap-band/
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    Fatty Liver Syndrome

    Fat is metabolized by the liver as part of the liver's normal function, but when the amount of fat exceeds the body's requirement, large fat accumulations can develop in the liver, increasing inflammation that can cause scarring, cirrhosis and decreased liver function. Weight loss surgery can reduce or eliminate fatty liver syndrome. Learn more: http://dld.bz/stop-the-madness-and-lose-weight-now
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    GERD

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease refers to stomach acid and bile flows into the food pipe. The acidic backwash inflames the lining of the esophagus. When a person experiences acid acid reflux and heartburn more than 2x per week, doctors diagnose GERD. The reflux surgery is considered a precursor to one of the more successful new weight loss surgery procedures; although still early (~2,000 total patients since 2009), the Gastric Plication, a device-free suturing technique for restricting stomach size. . The Gastric Plication shows great promise as one of the most effective weight loss bariatric procedures, with less risk than any other procedure: http://dld.bz/Stomach-Reduction
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    Obstructive sleep apnea
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    Sleep apnea refers to pauses in breathing due to obstruction in airway that causes gasps and sudden awakening from sleep. Males are more often affected. Sleep apnea is dangerous - it lowers blood-oxygen levels, puts a strain on the heart, and is associated with cardiovascular problems. The FMCSA recently told truckers to keep their Body Mass Index below 30 to reduce the risk for sleep apnea. LAP-BAND reduces or eliminates sleep apnea. Twenty minutes in the OR now, down 20+lbs by July 4th! http://dld.bz/we-heart-truckers
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    Heart failure
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    Congestive heart failure (CHF) affects 5+ million people in the United States, and is the most rapidly growing of all the cardiovascular disorders. It is the number one cause of hospitalization and death in persons over the age of 65. There are 500,000 new cases of CHF every year. BioHeart is reporting success treating CHF with adult stem cells at the Center of Excellence they established in Mexico. To find out if you are a candidate for adult stem cell transplantation for congestive heart failure submit this secure online medical profile, and a health travel guide will contact you: http://dld.bz/adult-stem-cell-for-CHF
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    High Cholesterol

    Cholesterol isn't all bad - the body uses *small amounts of cholesterol* to produce hormones and vitamin d as well as bile acids that helps in the digestion of fat. But oo much of this good thing rapidly become a bad thing - i.e. excess cholesterol is deposited as plaque in the arteries supplying blood to the heart, brain and legs. Excess weight causes increases to LDL (bad) cholesterol level; losing excess weight lowers LDL and raise HDL (good) cholesterol levels. http://dld.bz/stomach-reduction-surgery
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    Venous Stasis Disease

    Pressure from excess weight can cause pooling blood in the vein, causing bulging, injury and scarring of the vein walls, and resulting in tissue fluid builds up that causes the skin to become hard and swollen and in serious cases potentially leading to amputation. http://dld.bz/get-thin-now
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    Gallbladder Disease

    The most common cause of gallbladder disease - which affects women more than men - are gallstones, which are formed because of an excess of cholesterol in the bile. Gallbladder disease has been linked to dramatic weight loss; patients of liquid diet programs such as Opti-Fast have a higher incidence of gallstones. http://dld.bz/get-started-on-your-new-thin-self-now
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    Fat and cholesterol can collect on the wall of the arteries, causing plaque build-up and leading to an ischemic stroke. Do the math: High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke. Obesity is a major cause of high blood pressure. Minimally invasive procedures like LAP-BANd can help you get control of your weight...and your risk for stroke. http://dld.bz/adjustable-gastric-banding
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