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  • Does a Low Price Indicate My Weight Loss Surgeon is Less Skilled?
    May 21, 2014 | More often than not charges have very little to do with the quality of service being offered. This also applies in the world of weight loss surgery. No surgeon is identical to another for many reasons and neither are the prices they charge.... Full story
  • Bariatric Surgery is a Safe, Effective Method for Treating Obesity
    May 21, 2014 | Obesity is a condition that may seem easy to overcome by conventional methods like a healthy diet and exercise. These methods may however not work for some individuals. It can be very distressing trying to lose weight over a long period of time to no avail. ... Full story
  • 10 Reasons to Consider Having Weight Loss Surgery
    Mar 31, 2014 | Losing weight isn’t easy, no matter your starting weight. Traditional diets fail most of the time. Statistics show that at least 95 percent of dieters will regain all of their weight loss plus about 10 pounds after five years.... Full story
  • What are my weight loss surgery options?
    Jan 28, 2014 | Patients considering weight loss surgery may be confused by the various options available. What are the differences between the main weight loss surgery options and how do you know which is best for you? ... Full story
  • Will insurance cover my weight loss surgery?
    Jan 17, 2014 | Covering the cost of weight loss surgery is a top concern for many patients. While a patient may realize the potential health benefits of weight loss surgery, whether or not insurance will cover the cost of the surgery can be a deciding factor. ... Full story
  • Using your FSA to pay for weight loss surgery
    Jan 03, 2014 | A flexible spending account (FSA) is a tax-exempt financial account that can be set up through your employer to help cover the cost of medical co-lays, prescriptions and medical procedures. If your employer offers a flexible spending plan, you can set aside up to $2,500 of pretax income to use toward medical, dental and vision expenses. ... Full story
  • The gift of food: How to politely decline food during the holidays without offending
    Dec 23, 2013 | Holiday traditions in America vary widely from one family to the next, but there is one thing that seems to be a constant theme in every American home: food. ... Full story
  • Three Reasons Why Every Bariatric Patient Is A Winner
    Dec 04, 2013 | Today’s blog post is a guest post brought to you by Nick Nicholson, M.D. and B.A. Blackwood. Dr. Nick and B.A. are co-authors of Weight Loss Surgery: The Real Skinny. Dr. Nick is one of the most renowned bariatric surgeons in the country and is a recognized expert on obesity and its treatment. B.A. Blackwood is an author, trial lawyer and marathoner.... Full story

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