Fox Bariatrics

Fox Bariatrics Surgical Center for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity Specializing in the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Lap Band surgeries.
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If you or someone you know is struggling with severe obesity and suffering from related health conditions, ADVANCED LAP-BAND CENTER can help! We specialize in the lap band surgery and long-term patient management to help our patients take control of their obesity and regain their health.

03/23/2022
12/07/2017
Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

Linda Radach has had six hip replacement operations since 2006, three on each side. Osteoarthritis was the reason she needed surgery in the first place, but replacing her hips in some ways only worsened her troubles.

12/05/2017
Penn Medicine's first-of-its-kind app aims to enhance care for bariatric surgery patients

Penn Medicine's first-of-its-kind app aims to enhance care for bariatric surgery patients

For many patients on the road to bariatric surgery, the process may seem daunting: track steps and exercise, record caloric and water intake, monitor sleep time, alter diet, etc. Pair this daily lifestyle management with clinic appointments, evaluations, and the stress that often comes with any kind...

11/02/2017
Understanding obesity-cancer link to develop effective prevention strategies

Understanding obesity-cancer link to develop effective prevention strategies

In 2012, about 28,000 new cases of cancer in men (3.5%) and 72,000 in women (9.5%) were due to overweight or obesity in the United States alone. There is an urgent need for research that focuses on the cancer-promoting effects of obesity as it's the leading preventable cause of cancer for women and…

10/24/2017
Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

Nearly 9 percent of bariatric surgical patients--or about one in 12--who did not take opioid pain medications until their weight-loss operation, or the month before it, report that they are still using prescription opioids one year postoperatively, according to new research findings.

10/20/2017
Protein identified as promising novel obesity treatment

Protein identified as promising novel obesity treatment

This week Amgen published data showing that injection of a protein known as growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15) facilitated weight loss in obese mice and primates.

10/06/2017
Bariatric surgery linked to reduced risk of cancer for severely obese patients

Bariatric surgery linked to reduced risk of cancer for severely obese patients

Severely obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery lower their risk of developing cancer by at least a third, according to a University of Cincinnati College of Medicine researcher leading a large retrospective cohort study of patients in the western United States.

09/30/2017
Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Diabetes affects roughly 30 million Americans, and is one of the leading causes of disability and mortality. As a result, organizations such as the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Endocrine Society and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) have made efforts to move away from…

09/27/2017
Prescription drug linked to marked slowing of stomach emptying and weight loss

Prescription drug linked to marked slowing of stomach emptying and weight loss

Liraglutide injection, a prescription medication used to treat type-2 diabetes and obesity is associated with marked slowing of stomach emptying and is an effective weight loss therapy. These are the findings of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study by Mayo Clinic researchers publishe...

09/09/2017
Bariatric surgery in men linked to frequent s***m aberrations and lower fertility rates

Bariatric surgery in men linked to frequent s***m aberrations and lower fertility rates

A meta-analysis of studies in which men underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) procedures found frequent s***m aberrations and lower fertility rates despite improvements in weight, androgen levels, and sexual quality of life following the procedure.

07/07/2017
Sense of smell may play key role in how the body deals with calories

Sense of smell may play key role in how the body deals with calories

Our sense of smell is key to the enjoyment of food, so it may be no surprise that in experiments at the University of California, Berkeley, obese mice who lost their sense of smell also lost weight.

07/06/2017
Loss of smell linked to weight loss in mice despite same food intake, study reveals

Loss of smell linked to weight loss in mice despite same food intake, study reveals

Experiments conducted at the University of California, Berkeley, suggest that the odor of food has a direct link with how the body processes the calories. The new study conducted on mice published in the first week of July in the journal Cell Metabolism implicates that the ability to detect the smel...

06/28/2017
Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Preschoolers from low-income families living in cities that took part in a two-year community-wide intervention to foster healthy eating and lifestyle habits consumed fewer sugary drinks, got more sleep, and showed improvement in weight, according to a study led by a researcher at NewYork-Presbyteri...

06/06/2017
Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

While the proportion of adults with severe obesity using prescription opioids initially declines in the months after bariatric surgery, it increases within a matter of years, eventually surpassing pre-surgery rates of patients using the potentially addictive pain medications, according to new resear...

06/01/2017
Study reveals key role of gut microbiota in treatment with classic diabetes medication

Study reveals key role of gut microbiota in treatment with classic diabetes medication

A clearer picture of how the classic diabetes medication metformin works has emerged. A recent study at Sahlgrenska Academy and University of Girona indicates that the clinical effect - control of blood glucose - is achieved through modulation of the gut microbiota.

05/27/2017
New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

Obesity, already a global epidemic, is on the rise. Over one-third of the U.S. population is currently afflicted, according to the Centers for Disease Control and the monetary costs alone are approaching $150 billion dollars annually.

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