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Obesity Gastric Bypass Surgery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Gastric Bypass Surgery.

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Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

exercise after surgery
Updated 8/18/2014 9:44:29 PM

Once again! every single time I begin a nutrition and exercise routine something ALWAYS happens. I had a partial hysterectomy 1 week ago (I know this is still very early) but, is there any type of routine I can at least do to "jump start" my routine...  Read more

Post Bariatric Bypass - 4 yrs
Updated 8/7/2014 5:51:56 PM

Hi! I am new to Spark and am very excited to begin another path in the journey to better health and wellness. I have lost 180 lbs, but, gained back 20 lbs in the last 8 months. I know this is normal, but, di not want to watch the weight start cree...  Read more

43 pounds to go after lap band surgery!
Updated 7/27/2014 7:39:15 AM

Hi, I'm Kay from MT. I had lap band surgery about 3 years ago and lost approximately 50 pounds and have about 43 to go. I joined for motivation and support....  Read more

Had Gastric By pass and gained 50 lbs back
Updated 7/26/2014 7:09:48 PM

I am 60 yrs young and had gastric bypass 11 years ago this month. I have put on 50 lbs since surgery and feel like I am out of control. At my Dr.s visit last Friday my blood sugar was up. He told me I could take meds or he would give me 3 months to g...  Read more

surgery derailing my efforts
Updated 7/24/2014 5:04:32 PM

Any one else ever have surgery where trying to lose weight - I can't do anything for at least 2 weeks then restricted for 6 more - any advice from anymore...  Read more

Get rid of the processed foods!

At 53 and over weight I had done everything from diet pills to gastric bypass. I started with losing the white bread. Then I threw out the high fructose corn syrup, it is in everything so I read labels and will only eat products without it. I noticed...  Read more

Completly newby....

Just had my surgery(gadtric bypass) this past Tuesday at Stanford in California with Dr.Rivas, the team at the hospital stay was awesome, I jjust registered here because I am in need of support eventhough my hubby and family support me is not the sam...  Read more

Lap Banders

Any one who has had Lap-Band Surgery. And is on their journey down......  Read more

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