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Out of Town? We Provide a Travel Specialist to Help You Every Step of the Way Jan 13th, 2020

Have you reached a point in your life where your weight holds you back and causes serious health issues? Maybe you’re considering weight-loss surgery, but will be required to travel from out of state or even out of the country.  At Southern Nevada Bariatrics, we’re proud to treat patients from...

5 Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy Dec 3rd, 2019

In both men and women, estrogen and androgen receptors are found all over the body and can regulate several genes that impact heart health, muscle mass, bone density, cognitive abilities, and more. As you age, your body produces fewer reproductive hormones, leading to a cascade of negative effects on your...

Why Revision Surgery is Sometimes Needed After Bariatric Procedures Nov 18th, 2019

When you’re struggling with your weight, bariatric surgery can offer the best results for losing those extra pounds. Unfortunately, you may need an additional procedure, or bariatric revision surgery, after your initial treatment.  At Southern Nevada Bariatrics in Las Vegas, Dr. Mustafa Ahmed brings more than 20 years of experience...

3 Helpful Tips For Recovering From a Gastric Bypass Surgery Oct 25th, 2019

If you've tried diets and exercise on your own but aren’t seeing results, weight loss through gastric bypass surgery may be a great way for you to improve your health. While it’s not a minor procedure, there are things you can do to help recover faster.  Here at Southern Nevada...

Did You Know Bariatric Surgery Can Help Control Type 2 Diabetes? Sep 3rd, 2019

You likely know that managing type 2 diabetes requires nutritional and lifestyle changes. For many diabetes patients who are also seriously overweight or obese, bariatric surgery is also recommended. It may surprise you, but weight-loss surgery can actually benefit your diabetes even before you shed significant pounds.  Studies show that...