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The #1 Way to Maximize your Bariatric Surgery Success

Published on March 9, 2012

We read often about the health and weight-loss benefits of eating less and moving more. As a general rule, that statement can be effective. I also know that for most people who are 100 pounds or more overweight, “eat less

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The Allure of the “Fad Diet”

Published on February 22, 2012

It’s that time of year again. The time when many New Year’s Resolution makers who chose weight loss as their goal, begin to abort the mission. For some, it’s because they tried to do too much, too quickly. For others,

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Follow up appointments

Published on January 19, 2011

Our surgeons continue to get busier and busier due to the obesity explosion in the US, our fabulous reputation, and the fact that we are contracted with numberous IPA’s and insurance companies.It is getting increasingly difficult for the doctors to

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Telesupport Group Meeting

Published on November 27, 2010

Bariatric Support Centers International offers a free tele- support group twice a month. This support group is held on the first Monday and third Thursday of each month. It is held at 5:00 pm on Mondays and 11:00 am on

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One Year Lab Work

Published on September 27, 2010

Follow up with the surgical practice is a very important aspect to help you reach your weight loss goals. It is also imperative if you have had a gastric bypass surgery that you come in for your one year follow

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Tips for getting started on an exercise program

Published on September 21, 2010

Often getting started on an exercise program is daunting to those who have been inactive for years. Here are a few tips that might make it easier. Remember there are all types of exercise and the old saying “no pain,

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Eating too fast

Published on September 2, 2010

Yesterday I blogged about Dr LePort’s rule of “one bite every 10 minutes” for patients who have undergone bariatric surgery. This is necessary to protect the pouch and anastamosis from stretching. But eating more slowly has many other benefits for

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One bite every 10 minutes!

Published on September 2, 2010

Lately there have been some questions posed to me by patients and Diane LeMont, our program psychologist, about Dr LePort’s recommendation that patients who have had bariatric surgery try to eat their meals very slowly, over at least 30 to

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FOOD DIARY

Published on August 25, 2010

Many dieticians recommend keeping a food diary for patients who are trying to lose weight. This is especially helpful for patients who are at a weight plateau, or for patients who feel that they are not losing fast enough. In

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10 important rules

Published on August 16, 2010

I wanted to share some tips that are being recommended by the makers of the lap band. Eat only three small meals a day Eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly Stop eating as soon as you feel full. Do

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