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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

Has anybody had ACDF surgery? I'm scheduled to hav
Updated 12/16/2014 7:29:57 PM

Has anybody had ACDF surgery? I'm scheduled to have two levels, c6 and c7. I'm wondering how long before I'll be able to take a shower and wash my hair? I'm more concerned about that than pain or recovery time. Lol!...  Read more

If this doesn't work.. it's off to have gastric by
Updated 12/9/2014 1:36:57 PM

If this doesn't work.. it's off to have gastric bypass...  Read more

Starting again... Had gastric bypass 5+ years ago.
Updated 12/4/2014 9:48:02 AM

Starting again... Had gastric bypass 5+ years ago. I lost an entire healthy weight person and have been quickly gaining over the past year. I'm up 35 pounds. This is unacceptable. I've on/off come one here, with half-hearted attempts....  Read more

Obese, just had back surgery need help losing.
Updated 12/3/2014 11:01:41 AM

Hello guys, I am in need of some advice on how to get started losing this weight I have put on. I have been dealing with some very bad chronic back pain for years now and I've been putting on weight. I just had back surgery and can only walk an...  Read more

I can't do squats due to a knee surgery. Is there
Updated 12/4/2014 10:53:58 AM

I can't do squats due to a knee surgery. Is there another way to accomplish the same result?...  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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Living a Healthy Lifestyle is Most Favorable

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





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