Obesity and Kidney Disease: How Weight Increases the Risk of Kidney Failure
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Obesity and Kidney Disease

Emerging research has found a link between obesity and kidney disease, with evidence stating that a high body mass index is one of the most significant risk factors for chronic kidney disease. Obesity increases the risk of developing diabetes and high blood pressure, leading to kidney disease.  Similarly, a higher body mass index will force the kidneys […]

Exercise is an important component of helping you lose weight after weight loss surgery. Exercising after bariatric surgery is also critical in maintaining that weight loss long-term. Patients eager to jump-start their weight loss journey may wonder, “when can I start exercising after bariatric surgery?” In this blog, we will give you guidelines for exercising […]

Acid reflux after weight loss surgery is a relatively common side effect, particularly after the sleeve gastrectomy. Acid reflux is characterized as the backflow of stomach contents into the esophagus. In many cases, patients will feel like they are choking or have a liquid coming up into their throat or mouth.  Although we often hear […]

There is a strong correlation between obesity and hypertension. Many studies have linked obesity and essential hypertension, placing patients at an increased risk of long-term health effects.  Essential hypertension is a form of high blood pressure that is a result of lifestyle habits, not a medical condition. Essential hypertension is often caused by obesity and an unhealthy […]

A sleep study published by a group of Weill Cornell Medicine researchers found that a disruption to the circadian clock may cause obesity. The research suggests external factors, such as stress, may promote fat cell growth when the body’s internal clocks are disrupted.  As senior author of the study and associate professor of biochemistry, Dr. Mary Teruel […]

Bariatric surgery has become an increasingly popular and effective solution for individuals struggling with obesity. However, the journey towards weight loss and long-term success after surgery is not without its challenges. Support groups in bariatric surgery success play a crucial role throughout the process, offering patients a network of individuals who can provide emotional support, […]

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