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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

#wls anyone else had weight loss surgery. -VSG or
Updated 8/25/2016 4:24:58 PM

#wls anyone else had weight loss surgery. -VSG or bypass?...  Read more

I've had back surgery awhile ago and I really want
Updated 8/25/2016 1:34:09 PM

I've had back surgery awhile ago and I really want to work on flattening my stomach but I have difficulty doing sit ups any suggestions on what I can do?...  Read more

Prayers requested for my mother Carol. In surgery
Updated 8/24/2016 7:59:53 AM

Prayers requested for my mother Carol. In surgery today for her left breast cancer...  Read more

Am preparing for bariatric surgery and must lose 2
Updated 8/24/2016 4:15:16 AM

Am preparing for bariatric surgery and must lose 20 # in three mos. Now its high protien, lo/no carb 900-1000 cals a day. Oh, and exercise. Used to walk but back troubles. Now im pretty much limited to the pool and stationary bike....  Read more

Not able to eat very much since surgery on Monday.
Updated 8/20/2016 1:36:51 PM

Not able to eat very much since surgery on Monday. Hope this doesn't hurt my progress....  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

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

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