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Obesity Surgery Specialists Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Specialists.

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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

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

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

Get Others Involved in Your Goals

Coaches, mentors, trainers, teammates, partners, fans. Even the greatest athletes in the world can’t do it alone. People naturally perform better when others are on their side and helping out. Even in everyday nutrition and fitness, we&rsq...  Read more

Hi! Have had 3 knee surgeries and am looking for l
Updated 9/11/2014 3:19:39 AM

Hi! Have had 3 knee surgeries and am looking for lower body exercises that don't have a lot of squats involved. Any advice would be great! Thank you...  Read more

I have 3 broken ribs due to surgery. Any tips on h
Updated 9/10/2014 7:56:42 PM

I have 3 broken ribs due to surgery. Any tips on helping them heal. Due to go back to work soon....  Read more

Lifting plan with shoulder surgery? Legs
Updated 9/8/2014 8:03:47 PM

First of all, I'm not actually asking rehab questions here. That's for the PT guy and the doc who did the surgery. I'm asking about what I can do for lower body since I can't squat or deadlift or even hold dumbells for lunges or goblet squats. ...  Read more

Getting into swing of things after back surgery
Updated 9/7/2014 12:27:27 PM

Hi I would like to hear from anyone going thru what I am. In May of this year , I had spinal fusion after 5 months of excruciating pain. I am happy to say that pain is gone, but replaced with the pain of healing. I walk as much as I can - 3-4 miles...  Read more

abstract on pre-bariatric surgery diet
Updated 8/28/2014 3:45:17 PM

Very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet before bariatric surgery: Prospective evaluation of a sequential diet Obesity Surgery, 07/11/2014  Exclusive Author Commentary Clinical Article Leonetti F, et al. Researchers assessed the effectiv...  Read more

Tips from Jillian Michaels

Just read some great tips here: http://www.everydayhealth.com/fitness-spec
ialist/dealing-with-weight-loss-platea
us.aspx...  Read more

What it takes!!!

It takes getting sick and tired too many times to make me get back on track....  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

Finding a Doc Who Sees beyond the Scale

By Beth Donovan, ~INDYGIRL It's not easy finding a doctor you like, especially when you're overweight. Some unlucky patients are simply told that their symptoms will go away if they lose weight, without any diagnostic testing to see if the...  Read more

What's in a Name? Plenty, When it Comes to Nutrition

Although National Nutrition Month is winding down, our focus on healthy eating and healthy lifestyles will continue all year long. As more and more focus shines on reducing childhood obesity by improving family health habits, the importance of fin...  Read more