Gastric Sleeve Surgery France and Weight Loss Surgery France by Laser Clinics (France) Ltd.If you are overweight and other Weight Loss Treatments Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who are obese. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by re-sectioning and re-routing the small intestines to a small stomach pouch (gastric bypass surgery). Long-term studies show the procedures cause significant long-term loss of weight, recovery from diabetes, improvement in cardiovascular risk factors, and a reduction in mortality of 23% from 40%. If your body mass index (BMI) is 30 or over and you would like to explore surgery as a means of losing weight, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team.
Surgical fix for diabetes?Weight-loss surgeries or bariatric procedures have been in vogue for the past few years as a sure-shot way to lower body weight in those who are overweight.
The American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2014 guidelines say that bariatric surgery may be considered for adults with a body mass index above 35, who have Type 2 diabetes. But the current evidence is insufficient to recommend this procedure generally, the ADA says.
Though several bariatric procedures can achieve the metabolic shift, the most common procedure done by surgeons here is the sleeve gastrectomy. In this procedure, the size of the stomach is reduced to 15 or 20 per cent, to lower calorie intake. Other than gastric banding, all other procedures are irreversible and involve changing the anatomy of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, to effect metabolic change. Read more…