What is a Gastric Bypass Diet?

What is a Gastric Bypass Diet?

One of the most common questions we receive from our clients during a consultation is how soon they can get back to their normal life. Usually, there are no physical limitations a day or two after gastric bypass surgery and they can return to work almost immediately....
How Long is Bariatric Surgery Recovery

How Long is Bariatric Surgery Recovery

There are many reasons we gain weight. A sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating, genetic & biological factors, drinking too much alcohol and even smoking. For some, work and family obligations seem to take up most of their time. Physical activity or proper meal...
What is a Lap Band?

What is a Lap Band?

With hundreds of thousands of procedures performed over the years since its inception, the Lap Band weight loss surgery has become a popular choice for weight loss help. There are many reasons for the popularity, including the relatively noninvasive surgery, quick...
Duodenal Switch Diet

Duodenal Switch Diet

The duodenal switch surgery, as well its single anastomosis modification, is designed to help patients with long term weight loss. The procedure removes/sections off parts of the stomach, alters the small intestine, and make other physical changes. The end goal is to...
Understanding Obesity

Understanding Obesity

Angelina Jolie, Marilyn Monroe, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Brad Pitt: these well-known Hollywood actors are known not only for their acting talent but for their beauty and good looks. The average American is inundated with beauty standards that come from...
Weight Loss Surgery 2018 Recap

Weight Loss Surgery 2018 Recap

At WeightWise, our primary goal is to help transform the lives of each patient that walks through our doors. We believe that making that first step to talk to a bariatric surgeon is a life-changing moment. When you make an appointment at our office, we are excited for...
Importance of Post Weight Loss Surgery Care

Importance of Post Weight Loss Surgery Care

Once a patient has undergone weight loss surgery, the process of healing begins. But healing physically is just one part of the journey. Post weight loss surgery care also involves dealing with changes that happen emotionally, too, because weight loss surgery involves...
Why refer patients to Weightwise?

Why refer patients to Weightwise?

As physicians, we work to understand our patients and their bodies. What’s best for them? How can we help them live a healthy, active lifestyle that celebrates the gift of life? For some patients, extra weight hinders the ability to get out and enjoy things that...