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New Study Confirms There’s No Such Thing as Fat But Fit

New York Bariatric Group Helps Obese Patients Lose Weight and Live Healthier Lives

New Hyde Park, NY – A new study from a team of Canadian researchers which pours over data from multiple previous studies confirms that there’s no such thing as “fat but fit”. Not only is such a claim misleading, but it’s also dangerous, encouraging unhealthy, obese individuals to be idle as opposed to take action and fight against their condition.

Individuals who are obese have been statistically linked to having greatly enhanced risks and occurrences of a variety of dangerous and deadly illnesses and conditions, including high blood pressure and cholesterol, heart attack, stroke, and more. People with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) numbers almost always have comorbidities which negatively impact their health and their lifestyle, and may quite literally take off years or even decades of their lives.

At the New York Bariatric Group, that has been a core belief of the practice, and today, many more primary care physicians are also thankfully beginning to recognize this fact and provide referrals for obese patients to receive bariatric surgery.

Other studies which claimed to prove that there was such a thing as healthy obesity perhaps looked at skewed numbers. For instance, a young male with lots of muscle mass would have a high BMI due to his bodyweight, but would clearly not be in the same classification as another individual who was obese, and not overly muscle-bound.

The New York Bariatric Group offers a comprehensive collection of the most innovative and successful types of bariatric surgery, including laparoscopic banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass revisional surgery, and more.

In tandem with their comprehensive support and educational system and an ongoing bariatric program for patients both pre- and post-surgery, and NYBG patients enjoy phenomenal success, both immediately and over the long haul as well.

On average, NYBG patients benefit from a permanent weight loss of between 50 and 75 percent of their excess weight.

Learn more about New York Bariatric Group, their highly skilled and experienced surgical team, and the types of bariatric surgery they offer by visiting StopObesityForLife.com, or calling them directly at 800-633-8446 to request more information or schedule an initial consultation.

About the New York Bariatric Group

The New York Bariatric Group was formed by four of the country’s leading bariatric surgeons. Together, they provide innovative and successful treatments to fight obesity, including all types of bariatric surgery, such as laparoscopic banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and more. Their surgical team has extensive experience, and NYBG provides an unmatched bariatric program that produces real weight loss success, with patient education, mentorships, support groups, and ongoing assistance with nutrition and post-surgery lifestyle. Visit the New York Bariatric Group online at StopObesityForLife.com, or call them at 800-633-8446.

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What our patients are saying

“The staff and doctors at the New York Bariatric Group are amazing! They are always patient, helpful, and very understanding and pro-active with questions, problems, etc. After Lap Band surgery I feel fantastic. For the last 6 years I have not had to worry if my clothes would fit. I have been able to maintain my weight loss, and have so much more energy.”

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"Dr. Holover has a great personality, I love him, I consider him a good friend, and I recommend him to everyone. He and his staff are amazing. I thought my recovery would be worse, but it wasn’t. It was great. After a couple of days I was back on my feet and going, with three boys you don’t have time to be down. Now, my kids have to keep up with me!"

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"My results are incredible; I can go to any store and find clothes that fit, I don’t have to go to the big and tall store anymore. My family and friends say I look great, but more so are so happy about my health. Definitely go for it, it is well worth it."

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"My recovery was very easy, I started moving around pretty quick because the nurses had me up and about. Dr. Angstadt has a great bedside manner, a cheerful disposition and is very knowledgeable. He was genuinely concerned for me, he answered all of my questions and put me at ease. I couldn’t be happier, I think it is the best decision I ever made."

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"I was concerned about my health, my blood pressure, cholesterol, my mobility, my flexibility. A few friends told me about NYBG and I went to a seminar. I wanted to live a healthier life and live a long life. My recovery was great, after a week I was 100%. My doctor, Dr. Sekhar, has the best personality in the world."

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"I had a couple of friends who had bariatric surgery done by Dr. Garber a few years back and I decided to make the appointment. My favorite thing about the surgery is not being able to eat that much, eating whatever I want but in smaller portions. My results are amazing"

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*Individual results may vary.

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