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Trying to Lose Weight? Start Here, Part Two

Last week, in this blog post, we examined the affects that obesity has on other health conditions and diseases. As studies have shown time and time again, bariatric surgery has many benefits, including its potential ability to reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In the study linked below, Bariatric surgery’s influence on CKD was studied in over 2000 adults with low, moderate and high risk of CKD. A high percentage of the patients in the moderate baseline dropped to the low risk category over 7 years and an even higher percentage of the high risk patients experienced an improvement in their risk over 7 years!

Read more here: https://www.renalandurologynews.com/chronic-kidney-disease-ckd/bariatric-surgery-may-reduce-ckd-risk/article/740350/

The Valley Health Metabolic and Bariatric Program is dedicated to helping our patients gain control over their health with a comprehensive approach to weight loss, and a full team of experts by your side. Are you interested in learning more? Join us for one of our free info sessions. Visit valleyhealthlink.com/infosessions.

The Metabolic and Bariatric office has moved! Today, April 10th, is the first day in their new office at 1870 Amherst St., Suite F, Winchester, VA 22601. They are located in Medical Office Building #1 on the WMC Campus.