How-to-choose-a-weight-loss-surgeon

Once you’ve decided you want to get gastric sleeve surgery, the next step is to choose a gastric sleeve surgeon and program. But how do you go about choosing a gastric sleeve surgeon? What do you look for? The first step is to decide what your #1 most important goal is. What is it you are…

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Gastric-Sleeve-operations-not-the-same

Most operations are fairly standardized, meaning that all surgeons (given adequate training and experience) do pretty much the same thing when they perform the operations. Some operations – think cosmetic operations, for example – are not standardized, and therefore different surgeons do different things when they do the operations. The importance of surgeon technique variation…

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low-BMI-weight-loss-surgery

Post updated January 2021. Why are we still telling people that they must be at least 75-100 pounds overweight before they can have bariatric surgery—the most effective way to lose weight? Other methods for losing weight—diet and exercise—are largely not effective long term. Diet and exercise programs fail for 95-98% of people within 3 years.1,2…

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What-is-body-weight-set-point-weight-loss-surgery

Losing weight is possible over the short term, but weight regain is almost a certainty over the long term. The statistics tell us that people can generally lose about 10% of their weight with a concerted effort. The bad news is that almost everybody will quickly regain all their lost weight and often more. Why is this? Eating…

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