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7 Great Tasting Protein Ideas

Here are 7 great tips to provide variety regarding protein and a healthy, bariatric diet!  Although I prefer our BE protein shakes, enjoy with any lean protein powder or shake. 7 Easy Protein Hacks to Help Meet Protein Requirements After Bariatric Surgery  

Congratulations Taylor!

Congrats Taylor on your Amazing success!  She has lost 60 lbs with a sleeve gastrectomy.  She looks and feels great! Keep up the hard work!

Bariatric Food Pyramid (Bariatric Nutrition Plan)

“Nutrition can be confusing and to put that information into action can be hard. Especially when you are trying to make healthy choices after bariatric surgery. In this article, we are going to focus on the foods and nutrients you should keep a close eye on to make sure you are staying healthy during your […]

Hello Bariatric Surgery, Goodbye Diabetes Medication

–New Study Finds Half of Patients No Longer Taking Antidiabetes Drugs Six Years After Surgery– “People with obesity and type 2 diabetes who had bariatric surgery were significantly less likely to need or start taking diabetes medication six years after bariatric surgery, according to a new study published online this month in JAMA Surgery.”   Isn’t it […]

Bariatric Surgery Halves Risk of Death, New JAMA Study Finds

“The evidence continues to mount and our real-world experience continues to show bariatric surgery not only prevents, resolves, and improves obesity-related diseases, but also extends life.” “It continues to amaze me that with all those proof, only between 1 and 2 percent of patients with severe obesity in the United States have bariatric surgery. This needs […]

Mrs. Gerald is doing great after her revisional Reflux Surgery. She is now enjoying life without any reflux and feels GREAT!

Mrs. Gerald had severe GERD/Reflux, even after having a previous reflux operation (Nissen Fundoplication).  She had developed a recurrence which led to difficulties eating and also severe reflux.  Now, after her laparoscopic revision and hiatal hernia repair, she feels great!  She is able to eat and drink without difficulties and tolerated her operation very well.  […]

Great Weight Loss Results with Sleeve Gastrectomy! Congrats to Charles!

Dr. Leithead performed a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy 5 months ago on Charles. He’s lost 104 pounds and feels great!!  Congrats to Charles (Chuck)  He states he as regained his life again.  I am very proud of him, as I am of all of my patients.

Obese Patients Lived Longer if they had Weight Loss Surgery, Study Finds

  “…Patients with obesity, the 8,385 who got one of three surgical procedures were roughly two times less likely to die over the next four years than were obese patients whose doctors gave them only weight-loss advice and encouragement.”

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Last

Great article regarding tips for New Year’s Resolutions and maintaining a healthy lifestyle! What it takes to make your health changes last is not discipline.  The way to make this year’s changes last comes down to 1 thing…  

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