Category Archives: Research

March 1, 2013

Are You Less Likely To Die If You Are Obese?

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Written by S Bledsoe

 Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. It was with great fanfare that the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) released an article in January of 2013 that stated that you are less likely to die if you are obese!  Well, that’s not … Continue reading

January 28, 2013

Pregnancy After Weight Loss Surgery

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  Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. “I never thought it could happen so quickly!”  After 9 years of struggling with infertility, Susan was now 9 weeks out from her sleeve gastrectomy and 8 weeks pregnant.  Her 10 year wedding anniversary happened … Continue reading

November 20, 2012

Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2013

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. For the past 7 years, the Cleveland Clinic has chosen 10 medical innovations that they feel will change the medical landscape in the coming year.  Over 110 experts make their nominations which are then examined by … Continue reading

October 29, 2012

More Evidence that Weight Loss Surgery Can Cure Diabetes

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. Weight loss surgery can cure diabetes.  You read that correctly!  Weight loss surgery can cure diabetes. Over the past 20 or so years, bariatric surgeons have noticed the profound effects that weight loss surgery has had … Continue reading

October 7, 2012

Success After Weight Loss Surgery- Show Up

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. “What can I do to improve my chances for success after my weight loss procedure?”  As a bariatric surgeon, I am often asked this question.  Of course, success is dependent on many factors, most of which … Continue reading

August 17, 2012

High Protein Diets vs. “Other” Diets

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Dr. Christopher Gardner from Stanford has been a vegan for 25 years.  He conducted one of the largest, prospective, randomized trials to date comparing four popular diets: Atkins, LEARN, Ornish, and Zone.  311 overweight and obese … Continue reading

June 22, 2012

Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery- Worth the Risk?

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Weight loss surgery has been performed on adults since the 1960’s.  With the exponential increase in obesity in the United States, there has been a corresponding increase in the number of weight loss procedures.  Adolescent weight … Continue reading

 
 
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