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Obesity Surgery Statistics Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Statistics.

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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

Is Dating Making You Fat?

Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu...  Read more

Keep the Weight Off After Saying ''I Do''

Take a trip with me to your post-wedding future, would you? You found the perfect dress or the just-right tux. You had the big wedding and the fun reception. You spent time together on your honeymoon in total wedded bliss. And now you’re b...  Read more

Is Evening Eating Destroying Your Weight Loss Efforts?

Balanced breakfast? Check Mid-morning snack? Check Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!! Does this sound...  Read more

Is Distraction Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

I could hear the disappointment and frustration in my client Stephanie's voice as she told me about her daily afternoon candy and cookie habit that was sabotaging her weight-loss program. For the past few weeks, she had been setting goals to eat...  Read more

I had surgery for the second time this year. The h
Updated 6/29/2016 4:54:05 PM

I had surgery for the second time this year. The hardest thing for me to grasp is that I had gained 50lbs within a year. That had put me 90lbs over weight. I lost 13lbs of the extra that I gained but it isa struggle. I know I can beat this weight....  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

If you have a BMI of 35 or higher, consider Weight Loss Surgery

The fact is that for people with a lot of weight to lose (BMI over 35). only 5 percent of those who try traditional diet and exercise planssucceed in losing the weight AND KEEPING IT OFF!! On the other hand, with weight loss surgery, 95% succeed in...  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

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

Poll: Would You Gain Weight First in Order to Lose it?

When someone decides that it’s time to start losing weight, what do they do first?  Some with the diet mentality might have a “last hurrah” where they eat a bunch of the junk food they love, thinking that they’ll never ge...  Read more

Global + Obesity = Globesity

Last month, while watching the 2008 Olympic coverage from Beijing on The Today Show, I viewed a very interesting segment by medical correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman. She was discussing the rising trend of childhood obesity in China. According to Dr....  Read more