weight loss 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

High Blood Pressure is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list For the Very Fat: These Health Problems Weigh Heavier
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Major depression is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list For the Very Fat: These Health Problems Weigh Heavier
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Major depression

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 see more on Major depression

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 see more on Soft Tissue Infections
Arthritis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list For the Very Fat: These Health Problems Weigh Heavier
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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/ see more on Arthritis
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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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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
Obstructive sleep apnea is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list For the Very Fat: These Health Problems Weigh Heavier
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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 see more on Obstructive sleep apnea