How Do Surgeons Adjust Gastric Band After Surgery?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1375″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A surgeon may need to adjust a gastric band after adjustable gastric band surgery, periodically or only once, depending on the patient’s symptoms and weight loss progress post-surgery. After laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery (Lap Band surgery), a medical professional will normally adjust the gastric band at 5 weeks following the operation. Having…

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Do Diets Even Work?

Our patients have tried more diets than you can name. Mostly, two things happen: they see an immediate drop, and then the weight gradually comes back on; or, they see zero results at all. The chief misconception here is that people blame themselves. They chalk up their weight gain to lack of willpower. This is…

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Groundbreaking New Type 2 Diabetes Research Links Remission to Weight Loss Surgery

A new clinical study reports that for diabetic patients, weight loss surgery can help improve blood sugar levels more than any lifestyle changes or pharmaceutical intervention. Weight loss surgery may even help with long-term remission. The study appeared in Diabetes Care, a journal of the American Diabetes Association, endorsed by 45 professional societies around the…

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How Can I Maintain My Weight Loss?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If this is the year that you’ve decided to make a lifestyle change and lose weight through bariatric surgery, congratulations! This is a big step and something that requires dedication. Once you’ve had surgery, the hard part begins: following through with new eating habits and keeping promises to yourself to look better and feel better….

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Grocery Shopping Tips for Bariatric Patients

If you’ve recently undergone bariatric surgery, you’re likely figuring out the requirements of your new diet so you can eat well and maintain a healthy weight. Your nutritional needs will be different after surgery. This may require a shift in thinking in addition to making smart choices at the grocery store. Here are some helpful…

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