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Does Bariatric Surgery Cure Diabetes?

December 05, 2017 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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Bariatric surgeries are performed to help obese people lose the weight they haven’t been able to shed otherwise. But can these procedures help with other factors that affect health as well? Can bariatric surgery actually “cure” type 2 diabetes? The answer is a qualified “yes.”  “Doctors don’t really use the word ‘cure’ — that has

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Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

October 17, 2017 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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What is Body Mass Index? Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement of body fat based on a person’s weight and height. The BMI number is usually a good indication if you are at a healthy weight. Calculate your BMI below:     Underweight: BMI less than 18.5 Normal weight: BMI 18.5-24.9 Overweight: BMI

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The 5 Biggest Myths About Weight Loss Surgery

The 5 Biggest Myths About Weight Loss Surgery

August 15, 2017 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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Diets might be working for some, but they aren’t working for everyone. More than 70 percent of U.S. adults age 20 or older are overweight or obese, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.   If diets haven’t worked for you and you’re considering weight loss surgery, don’t let the myths surrounding these procedures stop you from investigating how they

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