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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

I have lost 4 pounds... surgery tomorrow... i can'
Updated 6/29/2016 11:57:11 AM

I have lost 4 pounds... surgery tomorrow... i can't wait to get more active. I can't wait to get back to work....  Read more

Hello to all! So I had gastric sleeve surgery almo
Updated 6/29/2016 1:45:08 AM

Hello to all! So I had gastric sleeve surgery almost 3 weeks. I have lost 36 pounds in the past month. I am here to keep myself honest and hopefully meet others to help keep me motivated. I am very excited about this new journey!!...  Read more

Surgery went well. I am limited from any strenuous
Updated 6/28/2016 7:31:23 PM

Surgery went well. I am limited from any strenuous exercise for 4-6 weeks....  Read more

Goodnight all headed to surgery in the AM so no br
Updated 6/27/2016 11:15:36 PM

Goodnight all headed to surgery in the AM so no breakfast for me...  Read more

Meal prep complete for the week of my surgery. Sou
Updated 6/27/2016 2:30:41 AM

Meal prep complete for the week of my surgery. Soup and dinners ready to go. If I have easy food I want be as tempted to hit up fast food....  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