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Category Archives: Weight Loss Surgery

Is It Better to Exercise or Diet for Weight Loss?

September 28, 2022

We are told that combining diet and exercise is critical to our long-term weight loss and health, and it’s backed […]

A Weight Loss Journey Requires Vulnerability

October 19, 2022

When we’re younger, we’re fearless. We don’t mind climbing trees, making friends with strangers, or telling our secrets to people […]

How Do I Tell My Spouse to Have Bariatric Surgery?

November 9, 2022

One of the most upsetting things to see in a relationship is your partner struggling with their weight and continually […]

The Four Things Anyone Considering Bariatric Surgery Should Know

January 11, 2023

Prepare Yourself for CHANGE in Every Aspect of Your Life. This one word – change. At first, when you hear […]

Is Bariatric Surgery a Drastic Measure?

October 4, 2021

Many prospective bariatric surgery patients believe that surgical intervention for obesity is a drastic measure. They’re concerns are understandable because […]

Gastric Band Failure. Will It Happen, and What to Do?

March 30, 2023

The gastric band (Lap-Band & Realize Band (no longer on the market)) was a revolutionary device introduced over a decade […]

Preparing for Weight Loss Surgery

August 9, 2021

Deciding to have weight loss surgery is a major step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly.  If you have […]

Do Surgeons Reinforce or Buttress the Staple Line During Bariatric Surgery?

December 20, 2023

One of the most exciting parts of being in the bariatric field is seeing the excellent and in-depth questions bariatric […]

Three Tricks to Reducing Negative Self-Talk After Bariatric Surgery

May 11, 2023

Years, or even decades of excess weight, have likely made you question yourself, beat yourself up, and create a mental […]

How to Prepare for Your First Consultation

October 18, 2021

Your first consultation represents a very important start to the weight loss surgery process. You will have been introduced to […]

How Do I Know If I Qualify for Bariatric Surgery?

November 1, 2021

In the surgical world, there are few procedures that require as much preparation as bariatric surgery. For example, hernia, gallbladder […]

Empower Yourself and Lose Weight

December 6, 2021

Sustained weight loss requires dedication, and it is an achievement that is not easily attained or maintained. That’s because weight […]

Ghrelin, the Hunger Hormone

February 14, 2022

One often overlooked benefit of gastric sleeve surgery is reducing a hunger-producing hormone called ghrelin. The ghrelin produced in the […]

Alana Thompson, AKA ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Is Considering Weight Loss Surgery

July 26, 2022

You may have read the recent news about Alana Thompson, famous as ‘Honey Boo Boo,’ in the hit TV show […]

Make The Most of Your Outdoor Plans This Spring & Summer

May 19, 2022

As we hit full Spring swing, so comes the opportunity to spend time outdoors. It’s usually a time to eat, […]

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