THE SMARTSHAPE™ BLOG

"I couldn’t have asked for better care."
– Sarah, Gastric Sleeve

Why consider Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Gastric Sleeve is a bariatric procedure performed laparoscopically. Many health benefits have been observed after several individuals had the procedure. Significant improvement and resolution of

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Worldwide Diabetes Cases Reach 366 Million

Link to Article | http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-global-diabetes-20110914,0,3956419.story Written by: Jeannine Stein WEDNESDAY, September 16th, 2011 (LA Times)—–Diabetes isn’t just a problem in the U.S.–about 366 million people

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National Dialogue on Healthy Weights

Link to Article | http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2011/07/c8727.html MONDAY, March 7th, 2010 (newswire.ca) — One of the most significant factors contributing to the epidemic rise of diabetes rates in Canada

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Diabetes to Hit N.S. Harder in Years to Come

Link to Article | http://www.metronews.ca/halifax/local/article/700730–diabetes-to-hit-n-s-harder-in-years-to-come Written By: Jennifer Taplin WEDNESDAY, November 24th, 2010 (Metro News) — The news isn’t sweet: Diabetes rates in Nova Scotia are

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Meddling Fat Causes Diabetes

Link to Article | http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20101608-21235.html MONDAY, August 16th, 2010 (Science Alert) — Inflammation-causing cells in fat tissue may explain the link between obesity and diabetes,

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The Positive Effect of Weight Loss Surgery on Diabetics

Weight Loss Surgery Helps Obese Diabetes Patients: Study Link to Article |http://www.nationalpost.com/Weight+loss+surgery+helps+obese+diabetes+patients+study/3405256/story.html Written By: Julie Steenhuysen MONDAY, August 16th, 2010 (Reuters) — Three-fourths of obese

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Weight Gaining Risk After 50

Obesity, Weight Gain Increase Diabetes Risk After 50 Link to Article | http://www.weightlosssurgerychannel.com/breaking-wls-news/obesity-weight-gain-increase-diabetes-risk-after-50.html/ Weight Loss Surgery Channel — Gaining weight after age 50 can increase

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Diabetes in Children on the Rise

Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise Among Children Link To Article | http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20100325/diabetes_children_100325/20100325?hub=Health Written By: Canadian Press THURSDAY, Mar 25 2010 (ctv.ca) — What used to

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