Bariatric surgery is an effective tool in losing weight because of the hormonal changes it causes which induce weight loss. The surgery is what drives the weight loss, not the postoperative diet. [...]
Pan-hypopituitarism is a rare condition of inadequate or absent production of the anterior pituitary hormones. If you have pan-hypopituitarism and are considering weight loss surgery, it’s [...]
There are many factors that we use to determine which weight loss surgery is best for each patient. Those typically on the lower end of the BMI scale would do well with a gastric sleeve while [...]
Constipation can be a problem during your pre-op and post-op diets depending on what you are consuming. If your pre-op diet consists of mostly protein shakes, you aren’t getting the fiber and [...]
I’m sure you’ve heard it said before that “weight loss surgery is the easy way out.” But no one who has ever had the surgery has ever said that. And no bariatric surgeon would ever say that. [...]
In the first year after Weight Loss Surgery, your body will tell you what to eat - it's your job to listen closely.
Weight loss surgery patients are instructed to always eat their protein fist - but is this really the best advice?
What most preoperative patients don’t recognize and many postoperative patients don’t expect is that the impact weight loss surgery has on your hunger, metabolism, ability to eat and [...]