According to the recent article on the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Tricare Now Covers Sleeve Gastrectomy American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Tricare beneficiaries with severe obesity will now be covered for sleeve gastrectomy thanks to a policy change made in December 2015 by the health care program for members of the military and their families.More
Information is so important when dealing with major life and health decisions. Deciding on whether or not to get bariatric surgery can be one of the most difficult life decisions. The general public’s view on weight loss surgery can be negative, but most people do not know all the facts.
Recently on The View, Rosie O’Donnell who had the vertical sleeve gastrectomy talks with her bariatric surgeon Dr. Amit Trivedi about her personal story and all the facts about getting bariatric surgery. It is really great to see celebrities go public with their personal story and more importantly share all the correct facts.More
According to the recent article Better Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes w/ Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Medical Management in Healio, an online Endocrinology publication, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy helped adults with type 2 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control than standard care alone, according to research presented at the joint meeting of the International Congress of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society.More
Last week, 51 year old actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell publicly announced that she had lost 40 pounds after getting the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in July 2013.More