July 15th, 2022
Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and their prevalence
Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes, in which the body cells fail to respond to insulin properly. This results in abnormally high blood sugar levels. People with type 2 diabetes usually have prediabetes first. Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.Read more
June 28th, 2022
Comparing Weight-Loss Surgeries: Gastric Sleeve vs Gastric Bypass
People suffering from chronic or severe obesity now have a variety of weight loss surgery options at their disposal to help them accomplish life-changing weight loss. Gastric sleeve surgeries and gastric bypass surgeries could help you achieve significant weight loss because they both allow patients to feel full after eating less food.Read more
March 18th, 2022
How to Get Rid of Loose Skin After Weight Loss Surgery
Following weight loss surgery, patients undergo drastic weight loss in a relatively short period of time. In many cases, weight loss surgery patients carried around significant excess body fat for years prior to their procedure, which weakens the skin’s elasticity and results in loose skin after losing weight.Read more
October 14th, 2021
How Does Weight Loss Surgery Work?
Weight loss surgeries use a variety of different approaches to achieve the same end goal: to help patients overcome chronic obesity by shedding significant excess body weight in a relatively short time frame.Read more
October 14th, 2021
Life after Gastric Bypass Surgery
Life expectancy in severely obese people can be limited. However, if
you’re reading this blog, you may be thinking about taking steps towards
making a positive change in your life.
We know that obesity surgery can be scary, but we applaud you for taking
a stand to live your life to the fullest. No matter the type of surgery
you choose to have, it’s important to know the after-effects to be
June 2nd, 2021
How Old Do You Have to be to Get Weight Loss Surgery?
Obesity, especially among young people, is a large and growing public health concern throughout North America.
In recent years, obesity rates for children and teens have been on the rise, and we are beginning to see increased prevalence of obesity-related health complications in younger and younger segments of the population.Read more
April 16th, 2021
What is the Safest Form of Weight Loss Surgery?
For people living with chronic or severe obesity, the decision to finally go through with weight loss surgery can bring about an enormous turning point in their lives. By taking the action necessary to initiate the major weight loss they need in the form of weight loss surgery, patients initiate positive changes to the overall health that will pay dividends for the rest of their lives.Read more
February 3rd, 2021
How Do Gastric Balloons Work?
For people who have had long-term struggles with their weight, gastric balloons are an excellent way to help bring about significant weight loss. Especially for people who have struggled for years to lose weight through diet and exercise alone, a gastric balloon can provide the nudge they need to achieve major weight loss and change the course of their lives.Read more
December 2nd, 2020
How Long Does Gastric Band Surgery Take?
Deciding to go through with a restrictive weight-loss surgery is a major step forward for people who want to get their weight under control and improve their health.
However, as it is with any life-changing procedure, it's completely normal to have many questions about what to expect, how long gastric band surgery will take, and what will follow afterwards.Read more
October 27th, 2020
Can You Fly after Bariatric Surgery?
Choosing to undergo weight-loss surgery is a serious undertaking, and we congratulate you! It will take an incredible amount of willpower and patience for your body to transition into new, healthier habits.Read more