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Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center Earns Comprehensive Center of Excellence Re-Accreditation
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11th Annual Living Well Celebration
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Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery More Effective Than Previously Reported and Getting Safer
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Weight-loss Surgery Benefits Diabetes

Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center Earns Comprehensive Center of Excellence Re-Accreditation

Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) has been accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBCAQIP). This program accredits inpatient and outpatient bariatric surgery centers in the United States and Canada who have undergone an independent, voluntary, and rigorous peer…

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11th Annual Living Well Celebration

On March 26, 2015, Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center hosted its 11th Annual Living Well Celebration at the Chateau Bu-Sche in Alsip, Illinois. The dinner-dance honored the program’s patients and their many success stories. More than 100 former bariatric patients, along with their family and friends, attended the celebration. The night included a…

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Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery More Effective Than Previously Reported and Getting Safer

A new study carried out between 2003 and 2012 in the Journal of the American Medical Association of nearly 162,000 patients in 164 studies (37 randomized clinical trials and 127 observational studies), over almost 10 years was released compared to a similar study reported in 2004. Researchers discovered 92 percent of patients in randomized clinical…

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Weight-loss Surgery Benefits Diabetes

Weight-loss surgery benefits diabetes. In the May issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes-3 Year Outcomes. In short-term randomized trials (duration 1-2 years), bariatric surgery has been associated with improvement in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study assessed outcomes 3 years after the randomization of 150…

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