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...
Cash Pay Services for Weight Loss

Cash Pay Services for Weight Loss

Weight loss surgery can be one of the most effective ways of losing weight and keeping it off. But, what if your insurance does not cover this procedure? That means you must pay for it out of pocket, which could be a bit of a financial stress for you. Cash pay for...
Weight Loss Surgery Without Insurance

Weight Loss Surgery Without Insurance

If you have struggled with weight loss for a long time and the frustration has started to creep in because diet and exercise plans haven’t worked as you planned, you may be considering weight loss surgery. Weight loss surgery can be a very effective way for people to...
A Short History of Bariatric Surgery

A Short History of Bariatric Surgery

The “discovery” of a surgical procedure specifically designed to assist a patient with weight loss occurred somewhat by accident. In the mid-1950’s, physicians noted that patients who had lost a portion of their small intestine tended to lose weight...