Weight loss surgery gives Dallas resident new energy, down 130 pounds

One resident of Grand Prairie, Texas gets stopped on occasion. People tell him, “Excuse me, but you look familiar.” That’s when Roger Lopez, 52, pulls out a picture from his wallet. He replies, “You probably recognize this guy.” The photo he carries is of himself, but weighing 335 pounds with nearly a 50-inch waistline. This … Continue reading Weight loss surgery gives Dallas resident new energy, down 130 pounds

Weight loss surgery as a treatment for diabetes

More than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and organizations, researchers and health professionals worldwide are working to reverse this epidemic. For those living with diabetes, many have taken medications and tried to improve diet or exercise with little results. For some, a more effective treatment option for controlling diabetes is weight loss. As … Continue reading Weight loss surgery as a treatment for diabetes