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Archive for July, 2010

Life Style Changes

Published on July 29, 2010

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you always got” Anonymous This adage basically sums up the truth about weight management after weight loss surgery. If you return to your old lifestyle, the excess weight you have

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To Adjust or not adjust

Published on July 9, 2010

Lap band surgery has become more and more popular among the patient population desiring surgical weight loss. The band is does not require re-routing of the intestines, which appeals to many people. Unfortunately patients who have lap band surgery will

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Making the decision for surgery

Published on July 7, 2010

Making the decision to pursue weight loss surgery is often very difficult. Many patients are afraid of the risks, or think they should be able to lose weight on their own. Once they make the decision to go forward with

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New insurance protocol for revisional surgery

Published on July 6, 2010

Insurance companies are getting very strict about covering bariatric surgery for patients more than one time. In the past, if a patient failed a procedure or starting gaining their weight back, the surgeon would suggest revision surgery. Often this was

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Setting Goals

Published on July 6, 2010

Weight loss is just one way to measure success after bariatric surgery. Setting short and long term goals is a great way to help keep you motivated and focused. Start small, with something you can attain fairly quickly. As you

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