Making It Easy For You To Decide


Contemplating weight loss surgery is an emotional struggle for many of my patients. Trying to find the right information is frustrating and sometimes downright exhausting. What advice do you follow? Who can you trust to give you the best information? What do others have to say? My goal has always been to educate first, regardless ...
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You Get What You Pay For


Time and time again I hear stories of people who opted for discount surgery only to spend ten times the amount or more having the cheap surgery corrected. Some even elected not to use our service because they deemed us too expensive. Yes, it breaks my heart. I understand the desire to save money is ...
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How weight loss surgery could save patients money


Due for a joint replacement soon? Weight loss surgery first could save you money and improve the results of your joint replacement. Two new studies found that weight loss surgery before joint replacement may be a cost-effective option that could help hip or knee surgery results. Before these two studies, the effects of weight loss ...
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FAQ’s: Resleeve


Hello and welcome to our frequently asked questions. I'm doctor alvarez with endobariatric.com and on this episode we'll talk about sleeving the sleeve. That's right we're talking about re-sleeving. This is a question I get more and more often especially from patients with large sleeves, large bougies used in their original sleeve surgery. By the ...
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Gastric Sleeve VS Lap Band


To understand some of the key differences between lap band and gastric sleeve surgery, it is important to understand the fundamentals of each procedure. Lap Band Surgery Lap Band surgery is perhaps the most well-known form of bariatric surgery. This procedure involves the use of an adjustable gastric banding device to restrict the size of ...
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6 Life-enhancing benefits of weight-loss surgery.


Obesity is a problem in the United States, and it's only getting worse. The CDC reports that more than 36 percent of American adults are obese, as are 12.5 million children and adolescents. Michelle Obama has made childhood obesity a primary focus as First Lady. For individuals who have already found themselves several pounds overweight ...
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Healthy obesity”” turns unhealthy


In recent years, some research has suggested that it's possible to be both obese and healthy. But now a study by scientists at University College, London debunks that notion, concluding that obesity almost always becomes unhealthy. Researchers observed 2,500 medically obese people over the span of 20 years with 66 of these people classified as ...
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