Article created in collaboration with: Shaw Somers BSc(Hons) MD FRCS – Consultant Surgeon & Director at Streamline Weight Loss Clinics The gastric band is essentially an inflatable silicone plastic ring. It is a simple…
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Weight loss surgery is often mis-characterised as an easy way out for people who are too lazy to exercise the weight off. What people seem to misunderstand is that mental health often has a huge impact upon someone’s weight, and weight loss surgery is a last-ditch effort to force someone who struggles to control their weight to keep the pounds off.
Over the next week, we will show you some examples of famous people who have had weight loss surgery, to give you an insight into why it’s an option for people who struggle to lose weight and even why it might not be a definitive solution in some cases.
Vanessa Feltz has struggled with her weight for many years. Following a relationship breakdown over 15 years ago, she is reported to have lost over five stone, mainly through poor diet and not eating properly. This was the beginning of her yo-yo dieting and battle with weight. Read her story here in the second of our five-part series on famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery.
In the latest blog from our series on five famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery, we take a look at the story of Diego Maradona’s experience and why he decided to undergo a gastric bypass procedure.
In the fourth instalment of their series on five famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery, our bariatric negligence team takes a look at the story of Randy Jackson.
In the final instalment of their series on five famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery, the team takes a look at the story of Etta James and her fear of failure following gastric bypass surgery.
Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases in the UK and those suffering from it have to implement a strict ongoing regime to manage their condition. But what toll does this take on the individuals that have to live with this condition on a daily basis? And what can be done to change this?
Richard Coleman, head of our specialist bariatric surgery claims team, writes on the latest obesity-tackling plans from the Government.