Weight Loss Surgery: Pros and Cons

2015 If you are severely obese and have diabetes or any other obesity-related medical condition, you may be a suitable candidate for weight loss surgery. Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery, is medically advised in Singapore when a person’s [...]

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

2009 It is becoming increasingly recognised that surgery for weight loss such as Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) can substantially reduce T2DM rates. Hence, the term “Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery” (MBS).

Weight Loss: Are slimming pills safe?

2015 Slimming pills are a popular weight loss option but are they safe and effective? Slimming pills may be suitable for people with specific health problems or deficiencies that contribute to their excess weight, says Dr Shanker Pasupathy, [...]

Interest in weight-loss surgery on the rise

May 26, 2014 Going under the knife to lose weight is increasingly being considered as an option for those suffering obesity-related co-morbities, such as diabetes and hypertension, figures released by five public hospitals show.

Do fast weight loss programmes work?

Feb 4, 2014 Slimming massages, belly wraps, vibrating belts… these are some of the countless quick-fix commercial options available for weight loss. They promise instant results and fast weight loss. But do they actually help you lose weight and [...]

Metabolic Surgery – Doctor Q&A

Feb 28, 2013 Suffering from obesity and metabolic disorders such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or non-alcoholic fatty liver? You could find a solution in metabolic surgery, a surgical procedure in which the digestive system [...]