Category Archives: Obesity Related Diseases

Sleep Apnea, Excess Weight and Bariatric Surgery

September 26, 2018

Sleep apnea describes interrupted sleep caused by partial or complete closure of the airway during sleep. Overweight and obese patients may suffer from mild to significant sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is particularly common obese patients because the excess fat in … Continue reading

Obesity and Type II Diabetes

September 18, 2014

Along with the exponential spread of obesity in the United States has come a staggering increase in a silent, but dangerous disease – Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes, also called adult-onset diabetes, is generally caused by a person’s lifestyle … Continue reading

High Blood Pressure – What Does It Mean?

August 8, 2014

High blood pressure occurs when the pressure in the arteries begins to rise – often a result of the narrowing of arteries and veins throughout the body. High blood pressure can be particularly dangerous to those predisposed to heart disease … Continue reading

Bariatric Surgery and Osteoarthritis?

April 3, 2011

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint paint and is caused by years of wear and tear on the joints.  Most people suffer from osteoarthritis at some point in their life and almost everyone has osteoarthritis by the time they are … Continue reading

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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