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  • Recovery from Weight Loss Surgery
    Aug 28, 2014 | Weight loss surgery puts the tools for weight loss in the hands of people who are ready to take back control of their life, lose the weight, and get healthy. What most people who have come to this decision have realized, weight loss surgery is not a magic pill for getting skinny.... Full story
  • Peer Support Following Weight Loss Surgery
    Aug 25, 2014 | As a culture, we are relatively comfortable with seeking out emotional support in a variety of situations. Whether we have addiction issues, are going through a transition in life, or are struggling with grief or another issue that is posing an emotional challenge, we have been taught to turn to therapists and support groups to help us navigate through this time in our life. There is no difference when it comes to those who are undergoing weight loss surgery. While surgery of this kind is certainly a physical journey, it is much more than that. ... Full story
  • Choosing a Weight Loss Surgeon
    Aug 25, 2014 | So you’ve struggled with obesity for many years of your life and now - having been unsuccessful with multiple attempts at diets and currently struggling with a host of conditions that are related to your weight - you’ve decided that surgery is your best option for losing weight and getting healthy. Certainly, no one enters into the decision for weight loss surgery lightly. There are many decisions to make including whether or not you are up for the procedure itself, the recovery that takes place after, and the lifestyle changes that must be made in order to achieve and maintain weight loss goals. Ultimately, your choice of doctor will make the biggest difference in your surgery experience, recovery, and life following surgery.... Full story
  • Managing Diabetes with Weight Loss Surgery
    Aug 22, 2014 | Obesity, in and of itself, is a physical and emotional challenge. But what many people don’t remember is that obesity is also connected to an extensive range of conditions including high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, and diabetes, just to name a few. Those who make the decision to have weight loss surgery often do so - not just because of the weight itself - but because of a condition that they have developed because of the weight. When weighing the decision to undergo a surgery - not a small thing - against the risk of living with a potentially damaging and life-threatening condition, many people find that surgery is the right decision.... Full story
  • Preparing for Bariatric Surgery
    Aug 22, 2014 | You’ve made the decision to have bariatric surgery - whether it’s the Lap-Band surgery, gastric bypass, or sleeve gastrectomy - and now it’s time to get ready for the big event. Like anyone else in your position, you are likely feeling a combination of excitement and anxiety. The most important thing at this time is making sure that you are knowledgeable about what is going to happen next. ... Full story
  • Supporting Weight Loss After Surgery
    Aug 20, 2014 | If you’ve made the decision to have weight loss surgery, you likely understand the details about the procedure you’re about to undergo including the preparation, the surgery itself, and the recovery process. What is crucial for weight loss surgery patients to understand, however, is that the road to weight loss does not begin and end with the surgery itself. The surgery is a tool to help patients lose weight. But what they do with that tool is up to them and will ultimately determine if they are successful.... Full story
  • Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?
    Aug 20, 2014 | Those struggling with obesity understand the daily challenges that being overweight can bring to their daily life. There are mobility issues, a physical impact that includes the risk of developing a variety of co-morbid conditions, and, just as important, the emotional fallout from being overweight in a world that so values a lean, healthy body. By the time they are adults, many overweight people have tried dozens of diets and, in the end, wind up back where they were before because they are unable to manage the changes that need to be made to maintain long-term success. ... Full story
  • 4 Reasons to Consider Obesity Surgery Options
    Aug 10, 2014 | Diet and exercise might work for some people, but others find the battle against obesity isn’t so easy to win. When it’s time to take control of weight and help improve health in the process, many consider obesity surgery. Dallas obesity surgery options, luckily, are extensive when seeking the solution for permanent weight loss.... Full story
  • A Look at Lap Band Surgery Procedures
    Aug 10, 2014 | When traditional weight loss measures aren’t working, some people find that seeking out a Lap Band surgery procedure can provide the assistance they so desperately need to get weight under control once and for all. This type of surgery, however, is serious and shouldn’t be entered into lightly. When it is called for, however, the results can be rapid and lasting, boosting overall health in the process.... Full story
  • What to Look for in a Lap Band Clinic
    Aug 05, 2014 | Living with obesity and its potential complications isn’t any fun at all. Aside from the self-esteem issues that can go along with being seriously overweight, this condition can promote the development of serious, and sometimes deadly, health conditions. If it’s time to take control over weight, a Lap Band clinic can help. But, it’s important to select a surgeon for this procedure who puts your interests first.... Full story
  • 3 Reasons to Consider Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Procedures
    Aug 05, 2014 | Obesity is a serious problem in the United States that can have even more serious implications for those who suffer from it. When weight loss through traditional means just isn’t feasible or fast enough to help the body avoid some of the prospective complications from this condition, surgical procedures might be indicated. Gastric sleeve weight loss procedures can make sense in a number of cases.... Full story
  • What’s Involved in a Texas Gastric Bypass Procedure
    Aug 01, 2014 | When lasting solutions for weight loss are desired and medical conditions make it especially important to gain results quickly, surgical procedures might be indicated. In some cases, a gastric bypass specialist may need to step in and offer this option for permanent weight loss and control.... Full story
  • How Bariatric Surgery Helps With Weight Loss
    Aug 01, 2014 | Contemplating the thought of bariatric surgery can be a scary proposition, but so can dealing with the potential implications of serious obesity. Doing something about it is possible and the best doctors will make sure the right procedure is selected for your unique case. After all, weight loss surgery should not, under any circumstances, be a one-size-fits-all proposition. ... Full story
  • What to Look for in Bariatric Surgeons in Texas
    Jul 29, 2014 | When losing weight through traditional means proves impossible, medical science has a few extra tricks up its sleeves that go beyond diet, exercise, and hunger suppression tablets. Surgical procedures can provide just the boost necessary to get pounds to melt away while also assisting in keeping them from returning. ... Full story
  • Reasons to Consider Affordable Weight Loss Surgery Specialists
    Jul 29, 2014 | While losing weight through diet and exercise is often the best and healthiest course to take, not everyone has a body that cooperates. When shedding those pounds becomes impossible and the disappointments add up faster than the wins, alternatives do exist. ... Full story

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