Dec 21, 2017 Admin 0 comments
When Gastric Sleeve is Medically Necessary

Approximately one-third of American adults are considered obese. While bariatric surgery can be a lifeline for individuals who have been unable to lose their excess weight through conservative means, it is not appropriate for all patients. Since gastric sleeve and other bariatric surgeries involve significant and typically permanent changes to the digestive system, bariatric surgeons […]

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Oct 31, 2017 Admin 0 comments
Eating Healthy During the Holidays after Sleeve

For many people, the holiday season signals a time of year to feast and indulge in culinary favorites. It is during this season that some people gain the most weight because of their overindulgence in cookies, cheeses, candies, and other savory treats. As a gastric sleeve patient, you can avoid weight gain and sabotaging your […]

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Aug 20, 2017 Admin 0 comments
Your Nutrition Goals Before Sleeve

Paying attention to diet isn’t something you should only be concerned about after gastric sleeve surgery. You’ll be encouraged to set and achieve certain nutrition goals prior to undergoing this procedure as well. Typically, patients are asked to lose about 10 percent of their excess weight body weight in advance of surgery of this nature, […]

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Jul 20, 2017 Admin 0 comments
Easing Into Exercise After Surgery

Weight-loss surgery is a tool. What helps your weight loss to continue is centered around what you eat and the amount of exercise you do afterward. You will be sore and need to recover for a few weeks. Once the doctor gives the green light, it is time to start working out. Remember, the weight […]

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Jun 20, 2017 Admin 0 comments
6 Tips for a Post-Surgery Wardrobe

Immediately after bariatric surgery, your weight will begin to reduce. Even the most obvious activities like buying clothes may be challenging, especially to people who have struggled to lose weight for long. Therefore, it is important to come up with an appropriate strategy for carrying out the shopping. The following tips may help make every […]

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May 26, 2017 Admin 0 comments
5 Gastric Sleeve Myths

Gastric sleeve (vertical sleeve gastrectomy) involves the removal of about 80 percent of the stomach and the creation of a smaller “sleeve” for the collection and processing of food. While VSG can be an effective surgery for patients who haven’t had success with other weight loss methods, the procedure isn’t an automatic “cure” for all […]

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Apr 21, 2017 Admin 0 comments
Diabetes & Sleeve Surgery

It’s no secret that diabetes often becomes a growing health concern when individuals are carrying excess weight. According to a Harvard study, people who are obese may be as much 60-times as likely to develop diabetes as those who are within normal weight ranges. While weight loss surgery isn’t meant to be a treatment for […]

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Mar 17, 2017 Admin 0 comments
What to Ask Your Doctor Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery

When considering gastric sleeve surgery, it is common to have questions. Gastric sleeve surgery, or a sleeve gastrectomy, is a popular surgical option for weight loss. It reduces the size of the stomach by approximately 80 percent to help patients lose weight, and it typically has less risk and less complications than gastric bypass surgery. […]

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Feb 20, 2017 Admin 0 comments
Determining The Success Rate of The Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve, or sleeve gastrectomy, is one of the best ways to help those who are morbidly obese lose weight. If you are having trouble with weight loss, and you need surgical assistance, then gastric sleeve surgery may be right for you. It is rapidly emerging as a reasonable alternative to traditional roux-en-Y gastric bypass. […]

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Jan 17, 2017 Admin 0 comments
How Gastric Sleeve Fits Into Your NY Resolutions

One of the most common resolutions of the new year is a greater focus on one’s weight and health. A gastric sleeve could be one way to achieve those goals. What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery? Gastric sleeve surgery, performed by a trained bariatric surgeon, is used to help patients reach weight and health goals by […]

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