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One of the most frequently asked questions by my patients is “what’s the best operation to cure my type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The simple answer is “it depends on your risk factors.” There are several that I will outline for you. The first risk factor is how long have you been diabetic? If we lump […]

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January is almost over. For many that means the diet and exercise program to lose weight for 2018 has already come and gone. For January is a time that many of us reevaluate our lifestyle habits and health goals. If your weight is greater than a BMI of 35 and you have failed meaningful weight-loss attempts then […]

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As we begin 2018, it’s remarkable to reflect on the technological advancements achieved thus far in medicine. As technology continues to advance in all facets of our lives, so too have medical technologies become more readily available. Dr. Brown has been utilizing the da Vinci robot to perform bariatric surgery since 2015 because it vastly […]

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Those that are considering bariatrics are often motivated by the capacity that surgery has to reduce the impact of their co-morbidities on their daily life. In addition to reducing the economic burdens of health care, bariatric surgery vastly improves the quality of life for patients. Check out this helpful infographic, which explains the economic impact […]

The post The Benefits of Bariatrics appeared first on Colorado Bariatric Surgery Institute.

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After nearly a century of evidence insinuating that there is a correlation between Type II Diabetes (T2D) and gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, the Second Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) released a report, which confirms that bariatric surgery can diminish or entirely resolve T2D. The study of this topic began in the 1920’s, when doctors noted the resolution […]

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The summer edition of Parker Adventist Hospital’s “Grow” magazine featured two of Dr. Brown’s patients who embarked on their weight loss journey together. Amber and Matthew Smith both opted for robotic bariatric surgery this past year in pursuit of a healthier life, and they have already lost 300 pounds between them! The “Grow” article focuses […]

The post “Weight Loss Partners: a Winning Team” appeared first on Colorado Bariatric Surgery Institute.

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We finally have moved our office from Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center to Parker Adventist Hospital. It has been quite a process which all began in January with me doing all robotic bariatric procedures (sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass) at Parker Adventist. Finally at the end of June we were able to move our office […]

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To celebrate the New Year, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) compiled some of the biggest stories about obesity from 2016. Obesity continued to be a hot topic this past year, with articles highlighting (1) the discovery of the correlation between cancer and obesity, (2) the endorsement for bariatric surgery to cure […]

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Happy New Year!  All of us at CBSI hope 2017 proves to be prosperous and healthy for each you! The new year always brings with it a time for personal change and commitment. For many who year after year have tried to lose weight through diets, let 2017 be the year for successful weight-loss surgery. And, […]

The post Consider Robotic Weight-loss Surgery in the New Year! appeared first on Colorado Bariatric Surgery Institute.

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I’ve been asked by several patients considering weight-loss surgery to post some procedure videos. Today, I am putting an example of the Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy on YouTube for all to review. Let’s discuss first. The Sleeve Gastrectomy is the most common weight-loss procedure done today. It consists of creating a tube from the end of […]

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