In scientific advisories, obscurity and equivocation abounds more than clarity. So the latest advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA) provides more elegant advice than most: “sit less and move more.” True, the advisory goes on for 11 pages before it gets to that punch line. But at least it has a punch line. Here’s
This feature, outlining the developments in the provision and possible insurance cover for WLS, is mainly based on US comment and research – but where the US leads we in the UK and rest of the world, often follow. I, for one, will watch and follow this with much interest as indeed I am sure
I am always intrigued about the latest thoughts on weight-loss, healthy food, diets and the research to find solutions for obesity. Just recently there has been a swing away from demonising the fat of old for sugars in the diet. Many experts are now recommending a high fat diet to regulate the body along with
There are a number of misconceptions surrounding weight loss surgery, here we detail 10 key facts that you should be aware of if considering surgery. 1. Bariatric patients are on average morbidly obese In 2014 the average BMI for UK patients at the time of their bariatric surgery was 48.8. A
I love surfing around forums and other websites relating to WLS and often find little snippets that have resonance and validity to them. Some also make me smile because they hit firmly on the head what it means to be a WLS patient post-op. Posts like this one ….