In honor of heart month, we explain the correlation between obesity & heart disease and its connection to the development of other chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and Type 2 Diabetes. Having a larger waist circumference is often linked to increased inflammation in the body which increases your risk of having coronary artery disease.
Is Travelling Abroad for Weight Loss Surgery Worth the Risk to Your Health?
In a recent notice from The Public Health Agency of Canada, approximately 30 Canadians are potentially at risk for a deadly infection who have undergone weight loss or bariatric surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. “Medical tourism presents a challenge to health authorities because Canadians are under no obligation to report when they’ve had treatments abroad”
In partnership with Centric Health, one of Canada’s leading healthcare services company, SmartShape offers a nationwide network of bariatric centres to provide easy access and follow-up care to patients. Together, our vision is to meet growing healthcare needs by delivering exceptional patient care and services.