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Dr Jordaan appointed as the Gold Coast Private Hospital’s Lead Researcher for the Bariatric Surgery Registry

Gold Coast specialist surgeon of 20 years Dr Jacobus “Jorrie” Jordaan has been appointed as Gold Coast Private Hospital’s lead researcher for the independent Bariatric Surgery Registry of Australia. Bariatric surgery...


Study Links 13 Cancer Types to Obesity

This week the Australian Medical Association sent a notice to doctors stating eight further types of cancer have now been strongly linked to having excess weight or obesity, bringing the...


The Principles of Mindful Eating

Principles of Mindfulness: Mindfulness is deliberately paying attention, non-judgmentally. Mindfulness encompasses both internal processes and external environments. Mindfulness is being aware of what is present for you mentally, emotionally and...


The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery – Beyond Weight Loss

Obesity is no longer considered just a cosmetic issue, brought on by a lack of self-discipline. The World Health Organisation now recognises that obesity is a chronic progressive disease associated...


How Weight Loss Surgery can help Type 2 Diabetes

Weight loss surgery can make a big difference for people with obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Evidence shows that weight loss surgery can slow down or even stop the progression...


Gallstones: Symptoms, Tests and Treatment

For such little rocks, gallstones can cause a lot of issues. They are very common and are present in a quarter to a third of Australian adults over 50. Although...


Preparing for Surgery

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Managing Unsupportive Opinions About Bariatric Surgery

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