Weight Loss Surgery is for Men, Too

In our society, women tend to worry more about weight than their male counterparts. As demonstrated by the success of our patient Milton Cooper, weight management is equally important for men. And, as we often say, the health benefits of weight loss are much more important than a change in appearance. When Milton Cooper of […]

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Bariatric Surgery Brings Economic Benefits

In prior posts, have discussed the fact that, for those who lose weight and maintain that weight loss, bariatric surgery can alleviate diabetes. Despite the high cost of treating diabetes, some may wonder – health and lifestyle benefits of alleviating the disease aside – if the cost of bariatric surgery can be recouped. According to […]

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STAMPEDE Study Compares Bariatric Surgery to Medical Management for Type 2 Diabetes

As reported on March 26, 2012, in the New England Journal of Medicine, STAMPEDE, a recently released study, concluded that bariatric surgery resulted in better glucose control than medical therapy in severely obese patients with Type 2 diabetes.

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Success, One Step at a Time

At Foothills Weight Loss Specialists, we advise all of our patients that incorporating regular exercise into their routines is a critical component of weight loss success. Our patient Kim Chambers, who had a gastric banding procedure in August 2009, took our advice and β€œran” with it.

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