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June 14th, 2017

Benefits of Joining a Bariatric Support Group

The entire experience of getting bariatric surgery is one that is only truly understood by those who go through it. From the initial decision to have the surgery to the aftermath once the operation is over, the details and stress involved can be overwhelming. While most patients have friends and family to talk to about […]

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June 7th, 2017

Top Bariatric Apps

Bariatric surgery is a very complicated and involved procedure that takes a lot of preparation, medical oversight and a long recovery process. However, for those suffering from obesity, this procedure can be one of the most important treatments in the world. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, a majority of those who […]

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Bariatric surgery depression
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May 31st, 2017

Bariatric Surgery and Depression

  Bariatric surgery is a life-changing – and often life-saving – procedure. Most people find that their quality of life improves after surgery, but it’s important to be aware of the potential complications that may arise, too. People who have undergone bariatric surgery experience higher-than-average rates of depression compared to the general population. Educating yourself […]

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May 10th, 2017

Drinking Soda After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery changes your life from how you look to how you perceive food and ultimately what your new eating habits are going to be like for the rest of your life. One of the biggest struggles with getting a gastric sleeve is learning what foods and beverages your new stomach can handle. Many […]

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Manage Your Self-Esteem After Bariatric Surgery
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March 15th, 2017

Manage Your Self-Esteem After Bariatric Surgery

Undergoing bariatric surgery is often a situation that can leave you feeling hopeful and anticipatory. You are taking steps toward improving your health in losing a considerable amount of weight. There is a definite impact on your emotions not only before you have weight loss surgery but after as well. Your self-esteem may also take […]

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Vitamin B12 is Important After Bariatric Surgery
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March 8th, 2017

Why Vitamin B12 is Important After Bariatric Surgery

Though there are many benefits patients experience after they’ve had bariatric surgery, the surgery does have side effects, especially if the patient has had a type of surgery that bypasses much of their stomach. One of the side effects is that it’s hard for the body to absorb Vitamin B12, or cobalamin. Read more to […]

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Nutrition After Gastric Bypass Surgery
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February 8th, 2017

Long Term Nutrition After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is a life-saving procedure that will lead to weight loss, but it isn’t a free pass to stop thinking about nutrition for the rest of your life. Immediately after the surgery, patients need to go through a special diet that consists of clear liquids, pureed food, and soft foods in order to […]

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Drinking Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery
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February 1st, 2017

Drinking Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery

Many people enjoy social drinking such as having a couple of beers at a baseball game or a glass of wine with dinner. If you’re having bariatric surgery, though, the way your body reacts to alcohol will change. So, is drinking alcohol after bariatric surgery a good idea? You may need to re-evaluate the way […]

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Why Protein is Important after Bariatric Surgery
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January 25th, 2017

Why Protein is Important after Bariatric Surgery

  Bariatric surgery is a big step towards better health and conquering your weight, but with it comes some big responsibility. After the procedure, you must pay close attention to what and how much you eat. One of the most important aspects of your new diet will be your protein intake. Read below to learn […]

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Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery
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January 18th, 2017

Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, your stomach will be much smaller than it was previously. This means that you’ll be eating smaller amounts of food. In order to get enough nutrients and stay healthy, you’ll need to focus on consuming foods that are filled with vitamins, minerals, and protein. Although your doctor will probably give you a […]

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