Diet Tips After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

While a mix of lean proteins, grains, fruits, vegetables and dairy is recommended by the USDA, there’s a lot of room for interpretation. Bariatric patients face unique dietary challenges. In today's blog post, we share a few tips that help hit the ultimate goal - Get full faster and stay full longer while providing adequate nutrition for your body. Read More »

Success Story – Seclesia Johnson

As a medical professional, Seclesia Johnson had access to a lot of information about her health. However, it was her surgeon who played a pivotal role in changing her life. In her Success Story, Seclesia explains how she researched every aspect of the surgery, and the surgeon, that helped her take control of her life. Read More »

Understanding the Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopy, macro-nutrients -- there’s a lot of terminology around bariatric surgery that can make your head spin. Fortunately, the concepts aren’t that complicated, as long as a knowledgeable professional explains them. Dr. Todd Belott gives the 411 on the most popular bariatric procedure and answers frequently asked questions about the sleeve gastrectomy. Read More »

Fast Food Fitness Tracker?

McDonald's is recalling millions of fitness trackers sold with Happy Meals. Why? Check out Scott Stein's hilarious CNET review of of the now-unavailable Happy Meal Step-It.

Spoiler alert: it tracked eating french fries better than steps!

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Success Story – Peggy Malouse

Peggy had heard of bariatric surgery but never saw it as a viable possibility for herself. After a surgical consultation, she knew she was ready. Read more and watch Peggy's inspirational testimonial video where she describes life after dropping from a size 30 to a size 4. Read More »