Surgeon’s Message to Weight Loss Patients: It’s A Marathon, Not A Sprint
With obesity becoming a growing problem in the United States with no signs of slowing down, people have been trying everything under the sun to combat its adverse effects. Diets, medicine, and surgery have been the top three attempts to rectify the condition, with going under the knife gaining popularity in recent years. But as Dallas bariatric surgeon Dr. Nick Nicholson, M.D. puts it, that decision should be a “last resort” as a good number of patients have not been able to endure the changes necessary for a weight loss operation to be effective.