• What to eat after gastric bypass surgery
    Jul 25, 2014 | Your diet after weight loss surgery is partially dependent on the type of surgery you have. Gastric bypass surgery creates a smaller stomach and allows food to bypass part of the small intestine. The surgery is designed to reduce the amount of food consumed, and the amount of calories absorbed.... Full story
  • Traveling for Bariatric Surgery
    Jul 14, 2014 | The decision to have bariatric surgery is a big one indeed and it is not made lightly. There are many factors to consider, including risk factors and how the risk of surgery compares to the risks of remaining obese including the many medical complications that can arise from that.... Full story
  • Support After Bariatric Surgery
    Jul 14, 2014 | Bariatric surgery offers an opportunity to change your life; a chance to lose weight and get healthy. But there’s more to it than just deciding to have the surgery. There is the research that goes into determining which particular surgery is best for you as well as the preparation for the actual surgery andthe recovery process.... Full story
  • Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?
    Jul 09, 2014 | Weight loss surgery may seem like a glowing beacon of hope when you’re struggling with obesity; a last chance in finding health and happiness. But when you start to do the research on what surgery and recovery entail, as well as the lifestyle changes that must take place in order for surgery to be successful, you may choose to take a step back to determine if surgery is the right thing for you. And that’s a good thing.... Full story
  • What to Expect from Revisional Surgery
    Jul 09, 2014 | There is a whole other segment of weight loss surgery that not everyone talks about - revisional surgery; through which treatment is given to correct failed bariatric surgery. Perhaps a past weight loss surgery has not yielded the optimal result for a patient in terms of their weight loss or a reduction of weight-associated conditions. Revisional surgery addresses these and other issues.... Full story
  • Family Members: Caring for a Loved One After Bariatric Surgery
    Jul 04, 2014 | Part of any successful bariatric surgery is after-care and lifestyle changes. Surgery itself is just one part of the weight loss process; it is the tool that the patient receives to kickstart weight loss and be able to manage it appropriately. True success is measured by the lifestyle changes that are implemented following surgery; ... Full story
  • Preparing for Bariatric Surgery
    Jul 04, 2014 | If you’ve made the decision to have bariatric surgery, you certainly may feel a huge sense of relief; you’ve taken the time to learn about your options, determined what was right for you, and set a date to undergo the procedure that could ultimately change your life. This is an exciting time in your life ... Full story
  • Is Gastric Bypass My Only Option for Weight Loss?
    Jun 30, 2014 | When most people think of weight loss surgery, they think immediately of gastric bypass - the most well-known surgery and certainly the procedure that is most associated with extreme weight loss. It’s not surprising when you consider that gastric bypass was the original weight loss surgical procedure and the procedure that has received the most attention over the years.... Full story
  • Am I a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?
    Jun 30, 2014 | If you are overweight and have been struggling for many years in an effort to find something - anything - that can help you drop the pounds, you understand the frustration of fighting a battle over which you seem to have little control. One diet after another, exercise routines, a history of stopping and starting, and jumping on board the next fad that takes the internet by storm; all with the hope that this next thing will be the miracle that somehow changes your life...... Full story
  • What Are the Benefits of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy?
    May 28, 2014 | Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (also known as Gastric Sleeve surgery) is a procedure that involves reducing the size of the stomach into a small tube or sleeve shaped like a banana. It is done using a video camera and long surgical instruments that are inserted into the body through small incisions made in the abdomen.... Full story
  • Finding a LAP-BAND® Center for Obesity Surgery and Treatment
    May 28, 2014 | LAP-BAND® is an abbreviation for laparoscopic adjustable gastric band. It is an inflatable gadget made from silicone and it is used in the treatment of obesity. It is usually positioned on the upper part of the stomach to leave a small ‘pouch’ for the stomach. This reduces the amount of food that is ingested which helps with weight loss.... Full story
  • Financing Weight Loss Surgery
    May 28, 2014 | Many individuals actually have a difficult time losing weight. The strict exercise regime and specific diet plans just don't seem to work for them. Obesity can become life-threatening since it can lead to other conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and restricted function since movement becomes difficult. ... Full story
  • Does Weight-loss Surgery Lead to Better Health?
    May 28, 2014 | Obesity troubles many individuals and causes many other health problems, as well. Losing weight may prove to be a difficult task and conventional methods may take too long or not work at all. Weight-loss surgery has been around for many years and has been perfected over time offering great results to every patient.... Full story
  • Top Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery
    May 23, 2014 | Bariatric surgery procedures help people who are seriously overweight lose weight, but there is more to weight loss surgery than weight loss. The decision to have weight loss surgery can impact your life in a number of ways.... Full story
  • 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Weight Loss Surgery
    May 22, 2014 | The decision to undergo weight loss surgery is not an easy one to make. While weight loss surgery can help you lose weight and live a healthier life, it isn’t a quick fix, and it’s not for everyone.... Full story

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