Category Archives: Weight Loss Surgery

Dr. Ballard: The CORONADO Study on Outcomes for COVID Patients with Diabetes and Obesity

August 18, 2020

Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, the Center for Disease Control identified obesity and diabetes as characteristics that increased individual’s risk for severe complications from COVID-19. Now, new research is beginning to clearly demonstrate how these health conditions impact patient’s … Read More

Why Have Weight Loss Surgery Series – AFib

August 4, 2020

One of the lesser-known consequences of excess weight and obesity is a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation or AFib. This is the most common arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat experienced by Americans and patients around the world. The symptoms of … Read More