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The Top 10 Things “Sleevers” Give Up After Sleeve Surgery

The Top 10 Things “Sleevers” Give Up After Sleeve Surgery

On a recent “Question of the Day” social media post we asked “What’s the one thing you quit doing after having sleeve surgery?” and the responses were amazing. The number one answer probably won’t surprise you, after all, it’s the first thing I tell most “sleevers” to give up right away.

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The #AskDrA Book 2: Easy & Practical Answers To Enjoying Life As A New Sleever

The #AskDrA Book 2: Easy & Practical Answers To Enjoying Life As A New Sleever

The #AskDrA Book 2 is an easy to read question and answer resource guide that helps patients discover the benefits of living with their new sleeve and maintaining their weight loss goals after gastric sleeve surgery. 

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I Googled “Weight Loss Surgery” and Found Dr. Alvarez

I Googled “Weight Loss Surgery”  and Found Dr. Alvarez

It was just a very personal experience like no other medical journey I've ever had before. My results have been nothing short of amazing and my only regret is not having surgery 10 years earlier! Hats off to Dr. Alvarez and Endobariatric. They are a first class facility!

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The Best Advice Sleevers Give To Those Considering Gastric Sleeve Surgery

The Best Advice Sleevers Give To Those Considering Gastric Sleeve Surgery

You hear these wonderful stories about patients who have lost a considerable amount of weight with the help of the gastric sleeve procedure. You think, “Wow, their transformation is incredible”. You wonder if you could do it too. But you still have concerns about the surgery and how it would work for you. You read everything you can about bariatric surgery, about the surgeon, about the practice and about the location. You watch countless hours of videos from YouTube, Facebook and other social networks and you ask hundreds of questions so that you feel informed about the decision you are about to make.

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Overcoming Gastroparesis: My Endobariatric Story Part 1

Overcoming Gastroparesis: My Endobariatric Story Part 1

My story's a little bit different as far as the gastric sleeve goes, because my initial research on it was not for weight loss. I was diagnosed with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, 5 years ago. During that process, I got extremely sick. I was not responding to the Metformin. I was not responding to ...

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10 Tips To Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals For The New Year!

10 Tips To Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals For The New Year!

What are you resolutions for the new year?

Have you even thought about them?

Did you know that losing weight is at the top of almost everyone's resolution list?


Signing up for a gym membership is listed right under losing weight.


Sadly, most who write down “going to the gym” fail to follow ...

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6 Life-enhancing benefits of weight-loss surgery.

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 ...

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Q&A's: Sleeve Blush

Q&A's: Sleeve Blush

Sleeve blush Hello everyone and welcome to our frequently asked questions, I'm Doctor Alvarez and on this episode I'd like to address something that is very common the first 24-48 hours after surgery and that is something I call the sleeve blush. Some patients, not everyone, will develop a red face, red neck and even ...

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Q&A's: Low BMI

Q&A's: Low BMI

Hello and welcome to our section of frequently asked questions, I'm Doctor Alvarez with endobariatric.com and on this episode we'll talk about what a patient with a low BMI can expect with a gastric sleeve. In this category I'll like to include anybody who has a starting point of a 37 BMI or less ...

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Q&A's: Returning to work.

Q&A's: Returning to work.

Hello, I'm Doctor Alvarez and this weeks question of the week is when can I return to work? The answer varies of course depending on your job, but for most desk jobs we recommend 5-7 days depending on your activity level. Now some people may return a bit earlier and I've seen patients go back ...

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