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Gastric Sleeve: The Answer to Sky-High U.S. Obesity Numbers

Gastric Sleeve: The Answer to Sky-High U.S. Obesity Numbers

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults are now obese—the highest numbers the United States has ever recorded. It’s almost as common to be obese as it is to be overweight or normal weight. Yikes! What’s even more troubling? Obesity rates have continued to climb despite the government’s attempts to address it. It seems obvious ...

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Defeating Childhood Obesity with the Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Defeating Childhood Obesity with the Gastric Sleeve Surgery

It’s tough enough to deal with obesity as an adult. But when kids and teens battle weight problems, it takes a huge toll on their minds and bodies that almost always continues into adulthood. But help, in the form of gastric sleeve surgery, can create a healthy new future for teens and their families.

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4 Facts Type II Diabetics Should Know About Gastric Sleeve

4 Facts Type II Diabetics Should Know About Gastric Sleeve

 In 2012, the National Institutes of Health stated that about 29.1 million Americans—nearly 10 percent of the population—are living with diabetes. And the news probably hasn’t gotten better in the years since that report. Among the long list of problems frequently linked to obesity is type II diabetes. In fact, obesity is thought to ...

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The Insane Amount of Money You Can Save by Losing Weight

The Insane Amount of Money You Can Save by Losing Weight

Losing weight through gastric sleeve surgery can improve your life in a million big and little ways, but have you ever considered the impact to your wallet? As it turns out, slimming down can fatten your bank account by tens of thousands of dollars—no matter how old you are.

 

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Drinking Fluids after Gastric Sleeve Surgery: The Do’s and Don’ts

Drinking Fluids after Gastric Sleeve Surgery: The Do’s and Don’ts

What goes into your body after gastric sleeve surgery is critical, especially in the first few weeks. But we get questions about fluids—how much, what kinds, what to avoid—from patients at every stage of their sleeve journey. Here are some of the most important do’s and don’ts when it comes to your favorite sippers.

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4 Myths About Protein After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

4 Myths About Protein After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Life after gastric sleeve surgery can be vastly different than it was before. This new lifestyle, after all, is what helps patients lose weight and keep it off. We get lots of questions about every aspect of life after gastric sleeve, but questions about protein consumption seem to be some of the most popular. So ...

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Using a Keto Diet to Lose Weight after Gastric Sleeve

Using a Keto Diet to Lose Weight after Gastric Sleeve

We’ve said many times that gastric sleeve surgery isn’t a “magic pill” for weight loss. It does offer a huge advantage for obese people, but patients still need to put in the work post-surgery. One of the best ways to shed excess weight and keep it off? Eating the right foods. And for many gastric ...

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What No One Tells You About Sleeve Surgery

What No One Tells You About Sleeve Surgery

By now, maybe you’ve learned a bit about gastric sleeve surgery—like how and why it works. But gastric sleeve is a life-changing procedure, and many of those changes aren’t listed in the medical literature. So here are a few things no one tells you about sleeve surgery.

 

“I was right”

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5 Facts About Sleeve Surgery in Mexico

5 Facts About Sleeve Surgery in Mexico

When you mention the possibility of having gastric sleeve surgery—or any surgery—in Mexico, friends and family may try to change your mind. They undoubtedly mean well; there’s still a stigma involved with international medical procedure, after all. But the truth is that, just like in the U.S., there are exceptional physicians in Mexico and ...

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A Complete Guide to Your Gastric Sleeve

A Complete Guide to Your Gastric Sleeve

When it comes to medical procedures, knowledge is power. I’ve written an e-book that details everything you could possibly want to know about gastric sleeve surgery. But before you invest a couple of hours reading that, here’s a great overview to get you started thinking about a procedure that could change your life.

 

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