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Olbin’s Journey: A Teenage Bariatric Surgery Story

Weight Loss Surgery for Teens: How A Comprehensive Program in Raleigh, North Carolina Helped an Overweight Adolescent Achieve Real Results You just can’t do it on your own all the time. That’s the lesson 19-year-old Olbin Andino Castro has come to learn through his weight loss journey. With the support of family, friends and his medical […]

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Weight Loss Services at WakeMed

Obesity is a serious problem in the United States. 40% of adults are obese and another 30% are overweight[1] which means that currently, the majority of our population is either overweight or obese. 19% of children are obese1. These numbers are increasing. Obesity is associated with numerous medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, […]

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Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina Joins WakeMed Physician Practices

WakeMed Physician Practices continues to grow its network of providers and specialties, expand practice locations and collaborate with community physicians to improve the health and well-being of the people we serve. WakeMed Physician Practices welcomes the physicians and employees from Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina (BSNC). Beginning August 1, the new practice will be called […]

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Top 5 Weight Loss Surgery Questions Answered

WakeMed Cary Hospital is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, and we have helped many people and their families decide if weight loss surgery is for them.  Most often, the exploratory process starts with online research and then an information session.  The top 5 questions asked during these information sessions include:   1.       Do I […]

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