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Obesity in America–The Gains and the Losses

Published on December 16, 2011

As a physician, it’s my job to care for patients using the knowledge I have gained in my education and experience. Part of that experience is staying up-to-date on the latest news, studies and facts surrounding the complicated issue of

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The Weight-Loss Journey: It’s a Family Affair

Published on December 8, 2011

There are many factors at play in banishing obesity. Whether post-bariatric surgery or just beginning the process, there are few influencers more important to helping patients stick to their goals than close family members. These are the people you love

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7 Emotional Health Tips for the Bariatric Surgery Patient

Published on November 23, 2011

Emotional Health is the single most talked-about topic for the patients at our support group meetings. And it makes sense. So much of what leads us to make unhealthy life choices is rooted in what we FEEL about ourselves, about

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The Single Biggest Factor Determining YOUR Weight-Loss Surgery Success

Published on November 16, 2011

Before I tell you what it is, let me tell you what it isn’t. It isn’t how much weight you lose after bariatric surgery. The single biggest factor in determining your weight-loss surgery success is your commitment to a healthy

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How the Relationship Changes With Your Mind and Food

Published on October 1, 2011

After you undergo bariatric surgery, there are a number of factors you have to take into account regarding your diet. You cant eat the same way that you did prior to surgery given the changes to your digestive tract, and

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Obesity and the Brain

Published on August 3, 2011

The number of Americans suffering from the disease of morbid obesity is growing at an alarming rate. While bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for morbid obesity, there are some patients who are much more successful at losing weight

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Pregnancy After Weight Loss Surgery

Published on July 8, 2011

Among the most common questions we receive from women who have undergone or are planning to undergo weight-loss surgery is: Can I get pregnant after surgery? To their pleasant surprise, the answer is YES! In fact, getting pregnant after weight

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Importance of Protein

Published on April 29, 2011

Protein is an essential nutrient of the body. Eating enough protein is especially important after bariatric surgery to help preserve lean muscle mass and promote healing. It also increases satiety, which helps patients feel full longer and makes them less

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6 Month Medically Supervised Diet

Published on April 7, 2011

Many insurance companies are now requiring patients to show proof of participating in a medically supervised diet, before they will authorize surgical weight loss. The amount of time varies with different insurance companies. This frustrates and stalls many patients. If

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Bariatric Surgery- The Easy Way Out?

Published on February 4, 2011

One of the biggest myths about bariatric surgery within the general public, is that it is “the easy way out” Nothing could be further than the truth! Bariatric surgery requires hard work. You will need to make big changes in

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