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Are You a Suitable Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

Growing Beautiful Fingernails After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Bariatric surgery, derived from the Greek word “baros” meaning weight, is designed to reduce obesity indirectly by restricting the amount of food calories a person can digest. Some bariatric operations (eg. lap band) achieve this by reducing the size of the stomach size. Other operations (eg. roux-en-Y gastric bypass) go …

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Bariatric Surgery Support Groups

Bariatric Surgery Support Groups

Bariatric surgery is gaining popularity as a method for reducing weight. However, people have many apprehensions about this surgery. These people seek the help of bariatric surgery support groups. Persons who are about to undergo bariatric surgery can discuss their personal and dietary issues with these support groups. Many hospitals …

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What to Know When Considering Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is comprised of several procedures that aid individual's with weight loss. It helps reduce the amount of food the stomach can hold by shrinking the size of the stomach. Together weight loss, the surgery decreases, and in some cases, reverses, weight-related health issues. Although there are several benefits …

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Weighty Matters Doc Shills for Bariatric Surgery

Growing Beautiful Fingernails After Gastric Bypass Surgery

In his article entitled “World’s Stupidest Childhood Obesity Intervention Plan” Weighty Matters blogger and bariatric surgeon Dr. Yoni Freedhoff proves his allegiance to profit over prevention by mocking an utterly simple and valid solution to childhood obesity prevention and rehab. That is to say, you don’t have to be a …

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Bariatric Surgery – Weight Loss Surgery By Another Name

4 Questions You Must Ask Your Bariatric Surgeon

Many of us are familiar with the terms Weight Loss Surgery and Gastric Bypass Surgery but the term Bariatric Surgery is one that you may not have come across before. The term bariatrics comes from the Greek “baro” (weight) and the suffix “-iatrics” (a branch of medicine – as in …

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Medifast Bariatrics Plan – Using Medifast Before Or After Your Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Can Help You Come Off Insulin Long Term

Have you had or are you considering Gastric band surgery? Bariatric patients have some important considerations to think about when it comes to their diet, both before and after surgery. For patients who are getting lap band surgery, the Medifast Bariatrics Plan may be able to help put some of …

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Growing Beautiful Fingernails After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Growing Beautiful Fingernails After Gastric Bypass Surgery

After gastric sleeve procedure, it’s hard to get proper bariatric nutrition. One of the first places that poor nutrition manifests is in the health and beauty of your nails. Beautiful, long, strong, perfectly polished nails require good nutrition. Your nails are made of laminated layers of protein called keratin. Fingernails …

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