February 2019

Obesity and Heart Disease
In honor of heart month, we explain the correlation between obesity & heart disease and its connection to the development of other chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and Type 2 Diabetes. Having a larger waist circumference is often linked to increased inflammation in the body which increases your risk of having coronary artery disease.

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Is Travelling Abroad for Weight Loss Surgery Worth the Risk to Your Health?
In a recent notice from The Public Health Agency of Canada, approximately 30 Canadians are potentially at risk for a deadly infection who have undergone weight loss or bariatric surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. “Medical tourism presents a challenge to health authorities because Canadians are under no obligation to report when they’ve had treatments abroad” 

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Me and My MGB

The New Canadian Food Guide is Here!

It’s time to shape your future with Canada’s bariatric centre of excellence.