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I’m Desperate to Lose Weight, but I’m Afraid of Surgery

It’s true that surgery can offer dramatic results when you need to lose weight, but it’s not the only answer. A skilled weight-loss expert can guide you through your treatment options so you can confidently select the solution that’s right for you.
Nov 1st, 2022

Do I Need to Have My Gallbladder Removed?

We rarely think about our gallbladders until something goes terribly wrong. But even if you have signs of gallbladder disease, do you need to have surgery? Like most things, it depends. Keep reading to learn more.
Oct 7th, 2022

How Bariatric Surgery Can Help With Sleep Apnea

Is sleep apnea keeping you from getting quality sleep? Are you overweight or obese? If you have a lot of excess weight to lose, bariatric surgery could provide answers for both of these problems — all at the same time.
Sep 13th, 2022

5 Tips for Maintaining Weight Loss While Traveling

Being on the road may seem like the perfect excuse to indulge. However, there are several ways to maintain your weight loss results even when you’re on the move. These five tips can help keep you from sabotaging your success while you travel.
Jul 12th, 2022

Understanding Your Options If You Have a BMI of 40 or Higher

Losing weight is never easy, but it’s even harder when you have a significant amount to shed. Fortunately, working with the right expert can help put you on the path to weight loss success — and it all starts with understanding your options.
Jun 1st, 2022

The Link Between Your Weight and Heartburn

Do you struggle with heartburn? Your waistline could be to blame. If you have extra pounds to lose, keep reading to learn more about the connection between weight and acid reflux.
May 1st, 2022

Why Is Weight Loss Important?

Have you been struggling to start — or stick — with a weight loss program? It’s no secret that shedding extra pounds can be tough. Keep these important reasons to lose weight in your back pocket whenever you need a little extra motivation.
Apr 1st, 2022

Diet Adjustments to Make When You Have Diabetes

When you have diabetes, one wrong dietary step can have serious consequences. It’s no overstatement to say that nutrition matters when you have diabetes, and we review some important dietary rules of thumb here.
Mar 1st, 2022

Getting Your Desired Results With Gastric Bypass

A gastric bypass can put you on the path to weight loss. However, if you want to reach your goals and maintain your results, there are additional steps you have to take. Keep reading to learn more.
Jan 1st, 2022

Help for Your Sleep Apnea

Is sleep apnea keeping restful, quality sleep out of your reach? It could be putting your health at risk, too. Fortunately, one of the easiest solutions involves weight loss. And now you can get results, even if you haven’t had success in the past.
Dec 5th, 2021

What’s Considered a Healthy Weight?

Confused by how much you should weigh? You’re not alone. That’s because a healthy weight involves more than the number on the scale. Keep reading to learn more.
Oct 5th, 2021

How Can a Duodenal Switch Help You?

Are you extremely obese? Have you tried losing weight without success in the past? It could be time to explore bariatric surgery, especially the duodenal switch procedure. Keep reading to learn more.
Sep 5th, 2021

The Link Between Your Weight and Diabetes

Weight loss may not be easy. But, unfortunately, carrying extra weight equals extra risk when it comes to diabetes, even when you’re not obese. Keep reading to see why these problems are so intimately linked.
Aug 5th, 2021

Possible Complications of Heartburn

Do you find yourself reaching for antacids on a regular basis? Have you noticed a sour or bitter taste in your mouth that doesn’t seem to go away? These are just a few signs of heartburn that you shouldn’t ignore.
Jul 19th, 2021

The Dangers of Sleep Apnea

You may be familiar with sleep apnea. But did you know this common disorder can have life-threatening complications? Keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t ignore this sleep disorder.
Jun 15th, 2021

What Is Magnetic Surgery®?

Trying to decide if you should have bariatric surgery is a big step. After all, who wants to have surgery? Fortunately, Magnetic Surgery® can make your laparoscopic procedure less invasive, and it provides even better results. Read on to learn more.
May 9th, 2021

Who Is a Candidate for the Duodenal Switch?

Choosing bariatric surgery to help you reach your weight loss goals is a big decision. But, with so many weight-loss options to choose from, it can also feel overwhelming. Here are a few insights into the duodenal switch procedure.
Apr 15th, 2021

I’m Struggling to Get to My Ideal Weight

Weight loss can be frustrating, especially when those stubborn pounds refuse to budge. Unfortunately, there is more to successful weight loss than diet and exercise alone. Keep reading to learn more.
Mar 14th, 2021

How Does Magnetic Surgery® Work?

Are you considering bariatric surgery but confused about the techniques involved? Keep reading to see how Magnetic Surgery® reduces the number of incisions you need and provides faster recovery times.
Feb 9th, 2021

Surviving the Holidays After Bariatric Surgery

Worried that the holiday season will derail your weight loss? This time of year may be filled with feasts and treats, but you can still celebrate without sabotaging your weight loss results. Keep reading to learn how.
Dec 1st, 2020

Daytime Exhaustion? It Could Be a Sign of Sleep Apnea

Tired of feeling exhausted all the time, even when you go to bed early? You could have sleep apnea, especially if you are overweight or obese. Keep reading to see how your weight could be sabotaging a good night's sleep.
Oct 28th, 2020

5 Tips for Planning Diabetes-Friendly Meals

When it comes to diabetes, your diet plays a crucial role in regulating your blood sugar. Fortunately, you can still eat delicious food while keeping your insulin in check. Keep reading to learn how.
Sep 16th, 2020

Benefits of Magnetic Weight Loss Surgery

Undergoing weight loss surgery is a big step, but these minimally invasive procedures can offer numerous advantages. Plus, new and innovative surgical techniques continue providing even less invasive solutions.
Aug 20th, 2020

When to See Your Doctor About Heartburn

Experiencing a bit of heartburn from time to time usually isn’t cause for concern. So when should you seek professional attention for your symptoms? Keep reading to learn how to recognize the signs you shouldn’t ignore.
Jul 12th, 2020

Emotional Support After Weight Loss Surgery

It’s easy to think that you only need to focus on your physical recovery after having a bariatric procedure. However, taking care of your emotional health is also key to achieving long-term results.
Jun 20th, 2020

Is a Gastric Sleeve Right for Me?

Is your excess weight putting your health at risk? Are you struggling with weight loss, unable to achieve success? You may want to consider bariatric surgery.
May 6th, 2020

Recognizing the Symptoms of Gallbladder Disease

Does your skin have a yellowish tint? Have you noticed changes in your stools or urine? These are just a few signs that could indicate a gallbladder problem. Keep reading to learn more so you can take steps to avoid issues down the road.
Mar 1st, 2020

Weight-Loss Solutions Can Help Remedy Sleep Apnea

Are you one of the 22 million Americans living with sleep apnea? Did you know that losing as little as 10% of your body weight can significantly improve and even eliminate your symptoms? Keep reading to learn how.
Feb 6th, 2020

Why Bariatric Surgery Works When Diets Haven’t

Are you considerably overweight and have been unable to shed the pounds through diet and exercise? It could be time for bariatric surgery. Read on to learn what it is and if it can help you.
Dec 1st, 2019

Holiday Survival Guide: 10 Tips to Avoid Overeating

From starch-heavy holiday feasts to tins full of tantalizing baked goods, an overabundance of culinary temptations accompany the season. But with some foresight and planning, you can avoid packing on extra pounds between now and New Year’s Eve. Here’s how.
Nov 5th, 2019

How Weight Loss Surgery Remedies Your Type 2 Diabetes

Are you struggling to lose weight? Do you need help getting your Type 2 diabetes under control? If you’re tired of fighting a losing battle with weight loss, we can help. Learn how surgical solutions can improve your overall health.
Oct 15th, 2019

How Can I Tell If I Weigh Too Much?

Are the pounds slowly creeping on? Are you worried that your size may be affecting your health? How can you tell if you are at a healthy weight?
Dec 13th, 2018

Health Risks of Being Overweight

Overweight and obesity may increase the risk of many health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers.
Nov 28th, 2018