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Durable Medical Equipment for the Elderly

Most people think of medical supplies that provide some type of therapeutic benefit when they hear the words durable medical equipment. The term started with the federal government when determining Medicare benefits but has now become a generic term used by all insurances and medical providers for items that provide a therapeutic benefit. Durable medical

What Is Lap Band Surgery?

Laparoscopic gastric banding, also known as lap band surgery, is a procedure that restricts the stomach using bands to limit food consumption. With this procedure, several small incisions are made into the stomach where banding is strategically placed around the stomach to limit how much food an individual can consume. Along with the banding, a