26

Sep

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Is gastric bypass reversible?

The international team of surgeons and physicians at OCC are among the leading authorities on the gastric bypass procedure in Tijuana, Mexico, having performed this surgery over many years. Many who have undergone gastric bypass tout its life-changing results. However, there are...

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01

Sep

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Obesity Control Center is certified by Joint Commission International

Obesity Control Center is among only eight hospitals in Mexico to be fully accredited by Joint International Commission. Additionally, OCC is among only a handful of international facilities with a “Centers of Excellence” designation. The Centers of Excellence program...

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01

Sep

Man measuring his stomach area

How to qualify for bariatric surgery

Weight-loss surgeries, or bariatric surgery, involve changing your digestive system to help you lose weight. When diet and exercise don’t work, or when you have serious health issues due to being overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution to your problems. Some proce...

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04

May

How to Start Your Journey to Massive Weight Loss from Obesity

Obesity and obesity-related conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure damage your health and shorten your lifespan. Bariatric surgery is often the best solution for long-term weight loss. Starting your journey toward a healthier size from obesity is a big decision, a...

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04

May

Metabolic Surgery May Help You Manage Diabetes Type II

When you think of bariatric surgery (or metabolic surgery), you likely think of obesity, but these weight-loss procedures can also have a tremendous impact on metabolic diseases, such as Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes and being overweight or obese are closely linked, with an...

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04

May

Is Gastric Bypass or Gastric Sleeve Right for You?

Bariatric surgeries are an effective way to lose weight in conjunction with diet and exercise. These procedures can also significantly improve obesity-related medical conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and Type 2 diabetes. If you are obese or struggle wit...

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04

May

Bariatric Surgery and Fertility: What is the Connection?

It’s a known fact that the healthier you are, the better your chances of conceiving and having a healthy pregnancy. And a key factor for many women of reproductive age is losing weight. For some patients, losing 10 lbs. is enough to improve health. But if you are battling w...

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04

May

Make the Most of Your Low-Carb Lifestyle

What do popular diets like Atkins and Keto have in common? They’re centered around low-carb foods, because cutting carbs has been a proven weight-loss tool for decades. However, the key to long-term weight loss success is much more than simply following a diet. A diet is te...

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04

May

5 Steps Before Undergoing Bariatric Surgery in Mexico

Bariatric surgery is far more than a medical procedure. Whether you choose the IGS Improved Gastric Sleeve® or gastric bypass surgery, you’re making a conscious decision to change your life. At the Obesity Control Center® in Tijuana, Mexico, located mere minutes out...

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04

May

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment That Might Surprise You

While it’s true that diabetes is known to be an incurable disease, a growing amount of research is supporting the claim that, with the right set of lifestyle changes, remission is possible. Just minutes south of San Diego, Obesity Control Center® has cared for patients...

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