Do You Feel Supported In Your Support Group?

Undergoing weight loss surgery takes guts. Literally. The choice to alter your life for the better through a change in your body and behaviors is not easy and requires both determination and the will to change. However, human beings are social creatures who require...

Exercise Smarter, Not Harder

  Why do we say you should avoid insanity or P90x to lose weight? I get this question a lot. As the general public, when it comes to losing weight we want results instantly. I always think, “man, I ate so well and I worked out every day and I didn’t...

Weight Loss Surgery is Better Than Medication at Managing Diabetes

Managing type 2 diabetes can be difficult, and usually includes a regimen of insulin and dietary restriction to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. However, according to a new study called Stampede, conducted by Cleveland Clinic researchers and published in The New...

Common Symptoms of Dumping Syndrome

If you are planning to undergo weight loss surgery, it is very likely that you have heard of dumping syndrome. This digestive issue is common in patients who have undergone weight loss surgery, and although it sounds uncomfortable, it can be avoided with proper eating...

What Is Good Nutrition for Bariatric Patients?

Prior to undergoing a bariatric procedure, patients receive education and counseling on how to change their intake and eating habits to prepare for life after surgery. Patients typically follow a diet that is similar to what will be required of them after surgery....