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Patients: Not the Only People Who Require a Lifelong Bariatric Education

Published on June 15, 2012

In many of my posts, I often discuss that the most powerful tool that patients can have in their fight against obesity is education. It’s true. Clinical studies have proven that when patients are educated about the range of factors

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Weight-Loss Surgery: Separating Fact from Fiction

Published on April 27, 2012

Though bariatric surgery isn’t new to the weight-loss discussion, I still find the perception of it among the public remains fraught with misconceptions and misguided information. And of course, the main- stream media can sometimes seem to help and hurt

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Eliminating Shame from the Bariatric Surgery Decision

Published on April 20, 2012

As I surgeon, I’m often fascinated and sometimes disheartened by the lack of empathy some patients receive from others (medical professionals, colleagues, family members and friends) when it comes to their decision to undergo bariatric surgery. Yes, as with any

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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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Thanksgiving

Published on November 16, 2010

Thanksgiving is one of the most challenging holidays for people who are trying to lose weight and post surgery patients. Remember, the true meaning of Thanksgiving is recognizing all we have to be grateful for, family, friends and home. There

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ON LINE SUPPORT

Published on May 9, 2010

I am pleased to announce that there are two websites available for support for our patients who have had bariatric surgery. The websites are www.lapband.com and www.realizemysuccess.com. Although we offer 10 support groups a month in a variety of four

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Importance of follow up

Published on May 12, 2009

One of the most important aspects of continuing to be successful after bariatric surgery is follow up. Scheduling routine appointments with your surgeon will help make you more accountable. It is also important forour practice to see our patients on

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