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Diets Versus Bariatric Surgery

February 23, 2021

Most overweight patients have tried to correct their weight with diet and exercise…usually multiple times.  There are hundreds of different diets.  In principle, a diet plan aims to reduce the caloric intake and/or increase the body’s ability to process certain food like fats and proteins. Most recently, the keto diet has dominated the headlines. 

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Your Life Will Change After Bariatric Surgery

February 9, 2021

If you have reached the point of considering bariatric surgery, you realize you need a significant change. While bariatric surgery will certainly help you develop a healthier lifestyle that results in a lower weight, better physical appearance, and fewer medical issues, it is important that we stress a simple fact: Your life will most certainly change after surgery. Objectively, all of these changes will be positive, however as you experience them, you may perceive some as being very challenging.

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Bariatric Surgery – When Are You Ready?

January 12, 2021

In the many years of practicing surgical weight loss, one of the most common feelings after surgery is “I wish I had done this sooner.” I understand the hesitation. Surgery is a significant commitment that’s daunting even for those that have had surgery before. Ultimately, with surgery, you take on certain risks inherent to any kind of intervention in the body’s systems.

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Medical Tourism: Are the Savings Worth the Risks?

November 8, 2019

Traveling for bariatric surgery seems relatively common, as evidenced when you scan popular online support groups. While discounted prices and quick workups may be appealing, there are several things you should consider, especially if you are looking to go out of the country for your bariatric surgery. Medical tourism isn’t without risks and it is important you do the appropriate research and feel confident in your decision, no matter where you choose to have surgery.

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