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Why Diet is the Key to Bariatric Surgery

You probably have tried different diets with little success, and this is one of the reasons you are exploring different weight loss surgery options. However, contrary to what some people might ...
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8 Reasons to Get a Workout Buddy

Whether you work out at home or visit a local fitness center, there are benefits to finding a workout buddy. Not only will your buddy provide companionship while you work out together, but also will ...
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Weight Loss Surgery and Your Health

Obesity is a serious medical condition plaguing the United States. In fact, 1 in every 3 adults is obese. Obesity often leads to serious medical conditions, such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes. ...
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Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Sleeve

The two different types of bariatric surgeries you can consider when you want to lose weight but need help are: Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve There are key differences between the two procedures, in ...
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Exploring Common Obesity-Related Medical Conditions

If you’re considering bariatric surgery to help you lose weight, but aren’t sure if this treatment would be right for you, then you may want to factor in the effects that being severely ...
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Tips for Controlling Your Appetite

Individuals considering bariatric or gastric surgery often wonder how they can manage their weight. Appetite control, for example, can be a crucial aspect of a successful weight loss program. When ...
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Signs that Bariatric Surgery May Be Right for You

Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight can be essential for feeling your best and achieving optimal health. Today, there is a wide variety of bariatric surgery treatments that are designed to help ...
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The Causes of Obesity

Individuals who are considering bariatric surgery may be wondering about the causes of their weight gain. Obesity can result from a number of factors, some of which are manageable and preventable. ...
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Reasons to Choose Bariatric Care Centers

Bariatric Care Centers was founded with the mission of forging long-term relationships with our patients. When you become a bariatric surgery patient here in Houston, you’ll receive extensive ...
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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery encompasses several different weight loss procedures and requires careful consideration by patients. To make the choice that is right for you, be sure to ask your doctor about any of ...
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What Kind of Testing Do You Need Before Bariatric Surgery?

As with any kind of surgery, before performing a bariatric procedure, your surgeon will take steps to ensure that the procedure is safe for you. Watch this video to learn more about the tests you may ...
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How Weight Loss Surgery Affects Type 2 Diabetes

Unlike type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune condition in which the body’s own immune system attacks and destroys the pancreas, type 2 diabetes is associated with insulin resistance. This ...
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Reasons to Choose Bariatric Care Centers

Weight management is an essential part of ensuring your long-term health. If you’re struggling to lose weight, the experienced team at Bariatric Care Centers can help you reach your health goals ...
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Getting Ready for a Vacation!

What is a good reward after going through the long process of bariatric surgery? What about a planned vacation? Shall we go to the beach at St. Lucia OR shall we go to hike Machu Pichu in Peru? Or ...
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The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

If you are obese, achieving significant weight loss can help improve your current state of health, reduce your risk for many diseases, and improve your quality of life. When paired with a ...
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Obesity and Health Problems

Obesity is an illness that affects every part of your body, and being severely overweight leads to an increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, liver problems, and diabetes. If ...
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Is weight loss surgery FOR you?

Have you been considering weight loss surgery? Did you try many weight loss programs, diet pills and exercise programs and weight are not coming OFF? Do you have any health issues such as heartburn, ...
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Life After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is only part of your weight loss journey. After your procedure, you have to adopt a new lifestyle to achieve the result you want and reap the benefits of better health. Both before ...
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Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

Before you consider bariatric surgery, it is important to speak to a bariatric surgeon at length about the procedure. Only a qualified physician can make sure that you are a good candidate for weight ...
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Busting Myths about Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is designed for individuals who are significantly overweight. Gastric bypass or sleeve surgery is also ideal for overweight patients who have serious health problems, including ...
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Choosing the Right Weight Loss Surgery Procedure

It’s a good idea to read about weight loss procedures while you’re deciding whether or not to have bariatric surgery. However, it’s best not to select the type of bariatric surgery ...
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Creating a Bariatric Surgery Diet

Before you have bariatric surgery, your healthcare team will help you design a bariatric diet in Houston. You may need to begin adjusting your usual diet before you undergo gastric sleeve surgery. ...
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Getting Ready for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

If you are scheduled for gastric sleeve surgery in Houston, proper preparation for your procedure will make your recovery as easy as possible. Your bariatric surgeon will provide you with instructions ...
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How Obesity Affects the Body

Obesity affects more than your appearance. This serious medical condition can take a significant toll on your health. Bariatric surgery can provide dramatic health benefits for patients seeking ...
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A Look at the Bariatric Surgery Diet

If you have scheduled gastric bypass surgery near Houston or another type of bariatric surgery, you can expect extensive preoperative instructions. For example, you’ll be asked to follow a ...
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