Pediatric robotic surgery:
In mid-April 2019, 12-year-old Blake Lewis told his mom, Angela, that he had a bad stomachache. She monitored him for a while, assuming it was just a bug, but eventually took him to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center when his pain worsened.
Relationship between bariatric surgery and Type 2 Diabetes:
Obesity is a worldwide problem, affecting over 500 million individuals. More than 1/3 of the United States population suffers from obesity. Along with diet and exercise, weight loss (bariatric) surgery has proven to be the best and most durable method to drop excess pounds.
Obesity is related to several cancers:
To understand the link between obesity and cancer risk, and the health implications of excess body weight, we must first understand how to define obesity. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines obesity as an “abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in adipose tissue, to the extent that health is impaired” .
Patient perspective on gastric sleeve surgery for weight loss:
The many benefits of robotic surgery:
More about weight loss surgery:
The Center for Weight Loss Surgery at HMH Jersey Shore University Medical Center: