Rob Kardashian To Undergo Gastric Bypass For His Diabetes
“Rob Kardashian Diabetes” seems to be headline in news stories lately. According to doctors, he may finally be getting the help he needs after being diagnosed with diabetes a couple of weeks ago. Khloe, Kourtney and Kim recently put pressure on Rob to tkae his health seriously.
Rob Kardashian was taken to a hospital in Los Angeles, over the holiday weekend, where he complained of symptoms and felt ill. Doctors were able to decipher that after some tests, that Rob was diabetic.
Many were not surprised by Rob Kardashian’s hospitalization. As seen on TMZ and other celebrity news sites, Rob has gained over 100 pounds and hides his image. Rob’s hospital visit marks the first time that he was been seen in public since 2015, ironically at a fast food restaurant.
According to Radar Online, Rob Kardashian, has been staying with his sister, Khloe Kardashian and she gave him an ultimatum, take control of his health or move out. “She is not going to allow him to die under her roof”
According to a source , Rob’s oldest sister, Kourtney was also had an intervention with him. She took her children over and they all had a heart to heart.
Rob Kardashian Diabetes, Why He Will Undergo Gastric Bypass
There are many factors for type 2 diabetes, however, obesity seems to the best predictor. 90% of type 2 diabetics are clinically obese. When you are obese there is unnecessary strain on the body to use insulin to properly control blood sugar levels, which leads to diabetes. The number of diabetes cases in the United States has increased 30 percent in the last 20 years and appears to have a direct correlation to weight gain across the country.
The reversal of Type 2 Diabetes through weight loss has made some doctors look at gastric bypass or gastric banding as a cure. These bariatric procedures trigger rapid weight loss and the average bariatric patient will lose around 30% of excess weight in 1 year. Unfortunately even thought gastric bypass is highly effective, most health insurance companies will not cover it and patients can expect to pay between $20,000-$25,000 out of pocket.
Where Can One Get Gastric Bypass?
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