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Obesity Surgery Forum Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Forum.

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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

Spark Your Motivation with SparkTeams

If you've joined a SparkTeam and want to become an active member of the Team, but aren't sure where to begin, then this guide is for you! We'll explain the SparkTeam basics so you can get the most out of your SparkTeam experience. Fi...  Read more

Research Study Recommends SparkPeople

These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a...  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

A Guide to Posting in SparkTeams & Message Boards

SparkPeople has a wide variety of resources to help you reach your health and fitness goals. Finding support from others who share common experiences and goals can be an important part of your success. The Community Message Boards and SparkTeams are...  Read more

Excellent work! The forums can be really great for
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Excellent work! The forums can be really great for motivation and help with questions you may have....  Read more

I'm going for Bariatric surgery in a few months an
Updated 5/21/2016 2:34:17 PM

I'm going for Bariatric surgery in a few months and so this is my first time using this app to help start my weight loss journey. Today is day one starting at 246.2 lbs and a short 5'2" female. So, here I go......... #firstpost...  Read more

I am getting closer and closer to my surgery. 2 da
Updated 5/21/2016 1:35:09 PM

I am getting closer and closer to my surgery. 2 days left!! I am ready!! To God be the glory!!...  Read more

My grandson has surgery Monday so it has been an o
Updated 5/19/2016 10:55:19 PM

My grandson has surgery Monday so it has been an off week. He's doing good now. Have a picnic to go to tomorrow. I'm taking a salad so I will have something healthy to eat....  Read more

When my mum had her gastric band surgery she could
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When my mum had her gastric band surgery she could only have liquids, so she basically made meals for the family then added water and pureed everything to within an inch of its life. It was like having a lot of really thick soups lol...  Read more

One of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.

Obesity TreatmentOne of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.The treatment for obesity is weight loss, and there are a number of ways to achieve that, including:Diet and lifestyle changesPrescription medicinesWeight-loss surg...  Read more

Shape Shifters Daily Diary

My Shape Shifting SparkTeam includes a Shape Shifter's Daily Diary forum thread, where team members can post daily Challenges, Intentions, Triumphs and Makeovers.http://teams.sparkpeople.com/sha
peshift...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Quick Links: New Year News Roundup

Here's a quick roundup of the top health stories of the week. Some are serious, some are interesting, and some are just plain weird! Top Medical Breakthroughs of 2008Obama's SparkStreak Weight Loss Surgery Reverses Diabetes in TeensDrug Makers Volunt...  Read more

Could Your Weight-Loss Expenses Be Tax Deductible?

Obesity and its medical complications are an expensive problem in the United States. Because the costs continue to rise, the government is offering tax incentives to entice people to lose weight. At this time of year when you're thinking about impr...  Read more