The International Diabetes Federation Releases Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery

The International Diabetes Federation recently released a Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery. This statement strongly recommends bariatric surgery be considered earlier in the treatment of eligible patients, to help stem the serious complications that can result from diabetes. The position paper was presented March 28th at the 2nd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in New York.

Bariatrix360 – our Electronic Patient Health Record

The New York Bariatric group and our surgeons are constantly seeking to use the newest technology to stay on the cutting edge of medicine and provide you with the best possible program to assist you in achieving long term weight control. Bariatrix360 is our latest effort- it puts your medical information at the fingertips of our surgeons who will have the ability to tailor recommendations specific to your medical history.

What’s New and Upcoming in Bariatric Surgery

Doug from South Hampton lost 250lbs with the New York Bariatric Group

“My biggest frustration today is that I didn’t do this surgery sooner. As a builder, I can now walk through the framing studs in my buildings. My diabetes? GONE! Heel Spurs? GONE! High Blood Pressure? GONE! I can now walk into a regular clothing store and buy clothes. People who know me don’t recognize me. To be honest with you, I’m sick of talking about it!”

Doug

Thomas

Lost 145lbs

Thomas' success story

I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man.

Everybody treated me like a king. The day of surgery, I was excited. The hospital couldn’t be any nicer. I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man. My recovery was awesome. I was out of bed that day. My wife and kids were my motivation on getting this surgery. They are my whole life. I’m happy I’m going to be around for them.

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Nicole

Lost 76lbs

Nicole's success story

I hit my goal weight ... and I feel fabulous

I had the gastric bypass. I am Type 2 Diabetic and I wanted to gain control of my sugar. I hit my goal weight in about 5 and half months and I feel fabulous. The procedure has completely changed my life for the better because it has empowered me as a middle aged woman that I can really do everything and anything that I want to do. I don't put an age on anything. I don't say I'm too old for something.

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Robert

Lost 76lbs

Robert's success story

I was tired of the way I looked. I was tired of the way I felt.

I knew if I didn't change something soon, I was going to be in a lot of trouble. The consultation process was a lot easier than I expected. I was met with open arms. I was treated like I was the only patient here. Not only did they answer all of my questions, they had questions for me to make sure I was the right candidate for the surgery. After surgery and that weight started dropping off, my life started changing for the better.

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Samantha

Lost 92lbs

Samantha's success story

I feel like a completely different person.

I had the gastric sleeve procedure. The driving factor behind me getting this procedure was my health. I didn't feel good physically or mentally. I had joint pains, even standing was difficult sometimes. Emotionally, this surgery completely turned my life around. I have so much more confidence. So much more happiness. I feel like a completely different person. I feel stronger. I feel able to accomplish more.

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Eileen

Lost 99lbs