Category Archives: Weight Loss Surgery
How Do I Know If I Qualify for Bariatric Surgery?
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
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
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
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
As we hit full Spring swing, so comes the opportunity to spend time outdoors. It’s usually a time to eat, […]
All-in and All Aboard in Preparation for Weight Loss Surgery
The most important and general predictor of success leading up to any bariatric surgical procedure is engagement and commitment to […]
Why Patients Are Encouraged to Lose Weight Before Bariatric Surgery
Intentional dietary weight loss leading up to bariatric surgery may seem counterintuitive to some. Even the most thoughtful of us […]
How I Almost Got in My Own Way and Didn’t Have Bariatric Surgery
My story is a long one. And I don’t mean long as in a story littered with detail. The plot […]
Is It Better to Exercise or Diet for Weight Loss?
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
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?
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
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?
Many prospective bariatric surgery patients believe that surgical intervention for obesity is a drastic measure. They’re concerns are understandable because […]
Preparing for Weight Loss Surgery
Deciding to have weight loss surgery is a major step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you have […]
How to Prepare for Your First Consultation
Your first consultation represents a very important start to the weight loss surgery process. You will have been introduced to […]