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Overcoming Gastroparesis: My Endobariatric Story - Part 2

Overcoming Gastroparesis: My Endobariatric Story - Part 2

What my local doctors think…

They're in shock. My gastro doctor couldn't believe it because I have had such a battle with this for about 4 and a half, 5 years now. Upon doing the gastric emptying test again, and it was upon my request. Insurance didn't pay for that. I was ...

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Staying Connected

Staying Connected

For those following Endobariatric on social media, maybe you’ve noticed we made a few changes. The changes were made to help us improve the overall user experience we deliver to you every single day.

Since the majority of our weight loss fans, friends and followers are on Facebook we’ve concentrated the changes there first.

Why ...

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

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

In 2015, my team and I set out to help more people understand the benefits of vertical sleeve gastrectomy by creating the #AskDrA Show.

The show quickly became a popular resource on social media for those not only considering the weight loss procedure but for those who underwent the life changing surgery.

The #AskDrA Book ...

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Brandi's Thoughts On The #AskDrA Book And Her Endobariatric Experience!

Brandi's Thoughts On The #AskDrA Book And Her Endobariatric Experience!

First of all, a huge Thank YOU, for choosing me to be a Beta Reader for the #AskDrA Book.  Such an honor!

This book is one I could not put down.  Although, I have already been sleeved it was an awesome learning experience for me still.  As I was reading the book ...

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The Gurgling Sleeve Sounds

The Gurgling Sleeve Sounds

Is it normal to have gurgling in the throat or burning in the throat and ears 9 months after getting sleeved? 

Can you believe that was the very first question I answered on Episode 1 of The #AskDrA Show. That very first show was shown on YouTube at the end of June 2015 and ...

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Why Doesn't My Insurance Cover The Gastric Sleeve Procedure?

Why Doesn't My Insurance Cover The Gastric Sleeve Procedure?


That's a question I get just about every day. And my answer is usually the same! The insurance company says your policy doesn't cover it! You pull out the policy and read all the fine print, then discover that although it looks like it might be covered there are some stipulations


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Holidays and Your Sleeve

Holidays and Your Sleeve

The holidays are probably one of the biggest hardships to overcome right after having bariatric surgery.

While everyone else is indulging in the festive foods, you are being quietly critiqued as the non-conformer. Some of your relatives might be privy to your weight loss journey, others probably don't have a clue. 

Family gatherings turn ...

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The 3 Words That Could Stop You From Being Healthier

The 3 Words That Could Stop You From Being Healthier

You see all those beautiful before and after pictures of people who have lost 50, 100, 150 pounds or more with the gastric sleeve surgery and then you start to dream about the results you'll achieve. You see yourself being thinner, able to do things that you couldn't do before, and immediately make plans for ...

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Losing Weight Before Weight Loss Surgery

Losing Weight Before Weight Loss Surgery

Patients are a bit confused when I tell them they have to lose weight before they arrive for weight loss surgery. They say, “wait, what...I have to lose weight before coming to you?” or “isn't that why I'm getting the surgery to begin with?”. It sounds counter productive and somewhat ...

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Healthy obesity"" turns unhealthy

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 ...

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