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Feb
10
2015

Mortality Rate Associated with Bariatric Surgery Reaches New Lows

A recent study of over 2,500 Veterans Affairs patients is but the latest proof that weight-loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, …

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Apr
13
2012

Informational Seminar

Dr. Monash will be holding a special seminar for all interested in surgical weight loss on Wednesday, April 18 at …

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Feb
24
2012

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Accredited Center

So, what is a “Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Accredited Center?”
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation …

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Feb
02
2012

Support Group Meeting Location Change

Due to our normal meeting room being occupied this month, we will be meeting in the Fireplace Room on February …

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Dec
01
2011

Anytime Fitness

We are excited to announce Anytime Fitness as our special guest for the December 3rd Support Group. They have different …

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Nov
16
2011

Weight Loss Support Groups Now at TMC

Starting December 3rd, Support Groups will be held at Tucson Medical Center, 5301 E Grant Road. Our dates and times …

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May
20
2011

Bariatric Surgery Recommended by the IDF for Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

So, who is the IDF? The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 200 national diabetes associations …

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Apr
22
2011

FDA Lowers BMI Requirement for Bariatric Surgery

Safe and successful patient outcomes first prompted Bruce Wolfe, the President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, …

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Apr
08
2011

Recent Study Sheds Unwarranted Implications on Gastric Banding

A recent study published by Himpens et al in the Archives of Surgery has been widely discussed, and terribly misinterpreted.  …

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Mar
31
2011

Dr. Mahesh Tiprineni, M.D.

At our April 2nd support group, Dr. Mahesh Tiprineni, M.D. will be our guest speaker. He is board certified In …

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