Weight Stalls

Weight Stalls

Hitting Stalls on Your Gastric Sleeve Journey
After having the gastric sleeve procedure, my patients are flying high. Every day is a new adventure in how much weight has dropped off and what size clothing they now fit into. But then one day, the scale doesn’t move. It doesn’t move the next day, either, or ...

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Looking Your Best: Q&A About Your Body After Gastric Sleeve

Looking Your Best: Q&A About Your Body After Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve surgery is, hands down, one of the best ways to dramatically improve your overall health and increase your longevity. If wellbeing was the only reason to have the procedure, it would be enough. But my patients also get to look forward to a lifetime of looking and feeling more attractive, sometimes for the ...

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4 Ways Your Life Improves After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

4 Ways Your Life Improves After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

If you’ve thought about gastric sleeve surgery for more than a minute, you’ve probably imagined the ultimate benefit: dramatic (but healthy) weight loss. I mean, that’s the goal, right? But have you considered what that weight loss will actually mean for you? The best people to ask about how life changes, beyond wearing smaller clothing ...

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Which Diet is Best for Gastric Sleeve Patients?

Which Diet is Best for Gastric Sleeve Patients?

Low-carb, low-fat, vegan…plus about a million other diets for gastric sleeve patients to consider. When you’re trying to decide on a way of eating after your procedure, the options seem endless. And confusing. Today, I’m discussing the pros and cons of several popular diets, and while I have my personal opinions, please remember that the ...

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The Truth About Food Cravings After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

The Truth About Food Cravings After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

I’ve heard it many times: “I can’t wait for gastric sleeve surgery because it’ll make my food cravings go away.” Gastric sleeve is a powerful tool in the battle to lose weight—and keep it off—in order to achieve a more optimal level of health. But it’s not a cure all. And one of things ...

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Resleeving & Revising Other Bariatric Surgeries

Resleeving & Revising Other Bariatric Surgeries

Perhaps you’re unhappy with your gastric bypass or Lap Band and are wondering whether you can convert your initial procedure to a gastric sleeve. Or maybe you already got a sleeve and now question whether a resleeve would help you lose more weight. Everything about these “re” surgeries is highly individual, but I’ll do my ...

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Your Guide to Supplements After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Your Guide to Supplements After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

One of the reasons I’ve devoted my career exclusively to gastric sleeve surgery is that it leaves as much as your natural anatomy intact as possible. Gastric sleeve doesn’t involve rerouting your intestines, for example, so patients rarely have any malabsorption issues. But sleeve patients can still benefit from supplements, which boost nutrients you may ...

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A Timetable for Gastric Sleeve Milestones

A Timetable for Gastric Sleeve Milestones

“When will I be able to…?” It’s a common opening sentence for gastric sleeve patients, both before and after surgery. Everyone wants to jump right back into their regular life immediately, but some things take time. How much time? Read on for a typical Endobariatric timeline for some of the biggest milestones.

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5 Facts About Carbs after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

5 Facts About Carbs after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Unless you’re brand new to the world of gastric sleeve—and the way we do things at Endobariatric in particular—you probably know that I recommend a protein-heavy diet for patients who’ve had the gastric sleeve procedure. So where does that leave carbohydrates? And are they really as evil as they’re usually portrayed? Read on for the ...

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Is it Possible to Regain Weight Lost After Gastric Sleeve?

Is it Possible to Regain Weight Lost After Gastric Sleeve?

You’re getting gastric sleeve surgery in order to lose weight, improve your health, and live your best life. But after you’ve put in the work to lose weight, can you regain those pounds? And how easy is it to do so? The truth is that, yes, you absolutely can regain weight you lose. Understanding how ...

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