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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

Currently in route for a gastric bypass, I must
Updated 3/24/2015 9:44:32 AM

Currently in route for a gastric bypass, I must loose 40 lbs by September in order to prove I "want" it. But as a carb queen. I find it difficult to watch my eating, and log everything. Does anyone have any tips or words of advice?...  Read more

I had gastric sleeve surgery 2.5 years ago. Now I
Updated 3/22/2015 4:44:31 PM

I had gastric sleeve surgery 2.5 years ago. Now I have gall stones. The pain is intense at times and interfers in my workouts. I'm awaiting a call from a surgeon got surgery. Has anyone else had gall stones? What helps and what doesn't?...  Read more

I'm in need of exercise help. Had knee surgery and
Updated 3/21/2015 4:21:35 PM

I'm in need of exercise help. Had knee surgery and haven't done anything (but PT) for 3 months. Have 75+lbs to lose to get in shape & avoid more surgeries. All I get from surgeon is "do what you feel is right"- not helpful! Suggestions????...  Read more

Ok today i had surgery for gallbladder that's goi
Updated 3/20/2015 7:54:47 AM

Ok today i had surgery for gallbladder that's going to set me back 5 weeks doctor said in two week i can go to the gym but no weight lifting for 5 weeks still going to eat healthy amd walking alot....  Read more

I just started this app today. I had gastric bypa
Updated 3/18/2015 11:34:08 AM

I just started this app today. I had gastric bypass in 2011 and I have done pretty good at keeping the weight off until the past 9 months. I have gained 48 pounds.......  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

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

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When a Health News headline popped up recently on SparkPeople.com, it caught our attention. Survey results reported last month indicate Australian researchers confirmed what we already believed. People desire help to change their lifestyle instead o...  Read more