WLS News – February 27, 2009

Check out the February 27, 2009, edition of WLS News as we present new research linking migraines to excess belly fat, and some surprising findings on how maternal obesity may lead to increased birth defects. We'll also update you on how the trend of childhood obesity is affecting kids' clothing manufacturers, explore the benefits and risks of outsourcing your weight loss surgery to India, and highlight another great user-submitted website for weight loss surgery support. Tune in now for the latest health headlines on WLS News!
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Weighing the Facts: Deciding about the Lap-Band

Deciding between Lap-Band®, gastric bypass, gastric sleeve or another weight loss surgery procedure can be confusing. Since every patient is different, there’s no single right answer – but one is right for you. In this informative, two-minute video, Dr. Ron Hekier and Dr. Rachael Keilin offer insights regarding the Lap-Band, including pros and cons of the procedure in comparison to the gastric bypass. Only you and your doctor can make the final decision – but Drs. Keilin and Hekier can help you understand what is involved.

WLS News – February 20, 2009

Check out the February 20, 2009, edition of WLS News as we detail the latest Medicare rules for weight loss surgery and tell you about research that may lead to a genetic treatment for obesity. Plus, we'll leak you the latest on obesity and occasional urinary incontinence, investigate new obesity-related cancer research,and highlight a great Website for weight loss surgery support. Nobody brings you the headlines like WLS News!

WLS News – February 13, 2009

Tune into the February 13, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out whether chili peppers hold the key to weight loss, learn how growth hormones might benefit post-op WLS patients, and discover whether our current recession is causing people to pack on the pounds. Plus, we'll show you a new online program exclusively for Lap-Band patients, and highlight a great Website for weight loss surgery support. We've got the scoop on all these stories and more this week on WLS News!