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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

Can't wait to walk from knee surgery 4 more weeks.
Updated 4/29/2015 10:47:13 AM

Can't wait to walk from knee surgery 4 more weeks. But am logging my food. Need to lose 100 lbs I will do it. Good luck to all for trying! ...  Read more

Surgery Path
Updated 4/21/2015 1:02:52 PM

Hi! I do not have a surgery date set yet I am in the process of the work up and have done most of the testing required for getting the gastric sleeve done. I just start to second guess myself. I have battled weight most of my adult life up and down....  Read more

I'm new to Sparkle People. I have knee surgery com
Updated 4/20/2015 6:43:49 PM

I'm new to Sparkle People. I have knee surgery coming up in 2 weeks, a wedding the first of June and badly need to lose weight. Thought i would try this. Have been able to stay under 1200 calories until today and had Captain D's 4 pieces of fish ! Wo...  Read more

So, I have some oral surgery coming up in less tha
Updated 4/20/2015 1:48:59 PM

So, I have some oral surgery coming up in less than 3 weeks, and I want to make sure I am getting all my calories in, and am going to try for all my macros as well... any suggestions for shakes, smoothies, etc that TASTE GOOD. Meaning: are healthy......  Read more

Surgery date!!!
Updated 4/19/2015 7:49:31 PM

I finally got my surgery date: May 11th!! My back and knees have been so painful it will be a relief to get some weight off.... Thank you all for being there for me.. Sandy...  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