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How To Find The Best Weight Loss Surgeon For You

Selecting an experienced bariatric surgeon to help you begin living a healthier lifestyle can be both an exciting and daunting part of your weight loss journey. Your surgeon will help you determine the most effective treatment plan to achieve your health goals and play an integral role in your ability to achieve successful long-term weight loss. While choosing the right surgeon may seem like a lot of pressure, there are many tips that can help you narrow down the vast […]

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Pulled Groin vs. Hernia

If you have ever felt pain or a constant ache in the groin after physical activity, you may suspect a pulled muscle as the cause of your symptoms. While a strained groin can indeed be a potential reason for sudden pain in this region, it’s also possible for older and/or overweight patients to be experiencing an inguinal hernia. As the most common type of hernia treated, an inguinal hernia refers to a hole in a weakened section of abdominal muscle. […]

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Malabsorptive vs. Restrictive Bariatric Surgery

When it comes to weight loss surgery, a multitude of treatment options can help you begin and sustain a healthier lifestyle. Bariatric procedures use varying techniques to catalyze weight loss, and learning the distinctions between each type of surgery is often key to determining the most beneficial choice for your needs and goals. Most weight loss procedures fall into one of three categories: malabsorptive bariatric surgery, restrictive bariatric surgery, or a combination of both approaches.  Malabsorptive weight loss surgery involves […]

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Whitney

“After years of yo-yoing dieting, crash dieting, trying “magic pills, shakes or potions” I had enough and knew I needed to do something to take control. Once I gave birth to my daughter in Dec 2016, I hit the gym and changed my eating habits but still after 18-24 months I was getting no where. Frustrated because I was at the highest weight ever of 256 and ready to give up, I came home to my husband one day and […]

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