Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Flu is prevalent in our community right now. Visit our Flu Resource Center to learn about flu prevention, signs and symptoms, and help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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New Study: Weight loss surgery can reverse diabetes

April 03, 2012

Dr. Brandon Roy, a weight loss surgeon with Wake Specialty Physicians’ Bariatric Program, and Lucy Merritt, a patient of Dr. Roy, talk with Maggie Alexander of NBC about the role that bariatric surgery can play in reversing diabetes. A pair of studies released last week found that weight-loss surgery worked better than traditional therapies for type 2 diabetes and could actually stop the disease in its tracks. Learn more about weight loss surgery by joining an upcoming information session.