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Is A Weight Loss Balloon Right For You?

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Wondering If A Weight Loss Balloon Is Right For You? Modern medicine provides a lot of promising weight loss options for people struggling with obesity. At Oregon Weight Loss Surgery, we offer a wide range of weight loss services, including lap bands, gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and weight loss balloons. We’re happy to discuss these…

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Groundbreaking New Type 2 Diabetes Research Links Remission to Weight Loss Surgery


A new clinical study reports that for diabetic patients, weight loss surgery can help improve blood sugar levels more than any lifestyle changes or pharmaceutical intervention. Weight loss surgery may even help with long-term remission. The study appeared in Diabetes Care, a journal of the American Diabetes Association, endorsed by 45 professional societies around the…

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The Best Ways to Relieve Joint Pain

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Our joints endure a lot of stress over an extended period of time. If you’re experiencing joint pain for any reason, it can be frustrating, and of course, painful. Luckily, there are steps we can all take to minimize joint pain and live a more active, comfortable life.  Exercise Exercise can relieve joint pain on…

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Most Important Nutrients for Bariatric Patients to Supplement

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While it’s a bit of an understatement, your approach to eating after bariatric surgery is changed pretty dramatically. You will be eating less, and your body will absorb fewer calories and nutrients. You will have to be more attentive to what you eat than the average person, and you need the appropriate nutrients for Bariatric…

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Gastric Balloon Offers Non-Surgical Weight Loss Solution


There’s a new weight loss device that is less invasive than surgery. A gastric balloon, also known as an intragastric balloon, is inserted into the patient under sedation, and can be finished in well under an hour. During this relatively minor procedure, a doctor inserts a soft balloon into the stomach through the patient’s mouth….

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Can Weight Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk?

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Weight loss surgery helps reduce many health risks, including heart ailments and diabetes. It may also reduce the risk for certain cancers, according to findings from Brazilian researchers. The team of Brazilian researchers grouped the results of 13 studies of more than 54,000 people, looking at cancer rates after weight loss surgery. What they found…

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