Pregnancy Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

Pregnancy Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery


Pregnancy Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 05:00 AM PST

Pregnancy in women after undergoing bariatric surgery are by no means uncommon. There is even some evidence from case series to suggest that babies born to mothers, who have undergone surgery may be less likely to become obese or experience the cardiometabolic complications of obesity. This risk needs to be balanced against potential risks the known adverse effects of gastric bypass surgery on the… Read More »
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First New Anti-Obesity Drug in Canada in Two Decades

First New Anti-Obesity Drug in Canada in Two Decades


First New Anti-Obesity Drug in Canada in Two Decades

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 05:00 AM PST

On Friday, Health Canada approved the first new anti-obesity drug for Canadian in nearly two decades. Thus, soon, Canadians looking for medical treatment for obesity will soon have two prescription drugs available to them – the almost two decades old orlistat (Xenical®) and the soon to be launched liraglutide 3 mg (Saxenda®). The differences between the two drugs could not be bigger. While o… Read More »
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Obesity Weekend Roundup, February 27, 2015

Obesity Weekend Roundup, February 27, 2015


Obesity Weekend Roundup, February 27, 2015

Posted: 01 Mar 2015 05:00 AM PST

As not everyone may have a chance during the week to read every post, here’s a roundup of last week’s posts: Early Bird Registration For Canadian Obesity Summit Ends March 3rd Health Professionals Are Poorly Prepared To Address Obesity Health Professionals' Weight Bias Does Not Help EOSS Features Prominently in The Lancet's Obesity Management Recommendations My Talks At The 2015 Minima… Read More »
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My Talks At The 2015 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

My Talks At The 2015 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium


My Talks At The 2015 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 05:00 AM PST

This week I will be giving a  key note address on the use of the Edmonton Obesity Staging System (and the shortcomings of BMI) at the 2015 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) in Las Vegas. Without doubt, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery has revolutionised bariatric surgery – what was once a messy, life-threatening operation is now an elegant procedure, which usually has patien… Read More »
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Gitar Tua Joko

Gitar Tua Joko Cerita Motivasi dan Inspirasi Nomor 1

Joko benar-benar bingung gimana harus meyakinkan Ayahnya yang udah mati-matian cari duit buat membiayayai sekolah Joko. Pasalnya, setelah Ayahnya membayar SPP ternyata Joko sering sekali bolos sekolah, Kata teman-temannya kalau Joko bolos sekolah Dia sering ngamen, Joko yang bercita-cita ingin menjadi musisi merengek-rengek minta dibelikan Gitar baru

“Emangnya kenapa Ko, kalau Ayah gak belin Gitar baru?” Ayahnya kesal setengah mati
“Ya elaa, Yah! Joko kan malu Yah! Masa sih Joko pakai gitar tua punya warisan Ayah! Mana ada orang yang mau lihat Gitar yang usang dan rapuh kayak gitu…”
“kan itu masih bisa dipakai. Ntar kamu belajar nari Jaipong aja biar punya bakat yang lain!”
“Ayah tega amat, sih! Masak Joko disuruh Nari Jaipong…? Yang bener aja, Yah emang Ayah gak mau apa punya anak yang pintar main gitar? kalau pingin Joko sukses didukung dong!
“Haiiyaa…! Kamu malah nyeramahi Ayah!”

Ayah Joko bertolak ke belaka
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