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Obesity Surgery Statistics Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Statistics.

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 am a pre bariatric surgery patient. This app was
Updated 2/7/2016 4:38:30 PM

I am a pre bariatric surgery patient. This app was suggested to track my food. . I have gained and lost a lot of pounds over many years. I feel like it is the right choice has anyone else gone this route. I made an informed thoughtful decision....  Read more

Hello everyone, I'm having gastric sleeve surgery
Updated 2/6/2016 2:19:35 AM

Hello everyone, I'm having gastric sleeve surgery done on feb 11, has anyone done this before and any tips?...  Read more

If your doctor is pressuring you have surgery you

If your doctor is pressuring you have surgery you don't want, maybe it's not a good fit with you and that doctor. There's a difference between suggesting (or highly suggesting) and pressuring....  Read more

Considering weight loss surgery.....I have already
Updated 2/2/2016 5:58:55 PM

Considering weight loss surgery.....I have already backed out once, but considering it again. Anyone here who has done it and regretted it, or anyone here who can talk me out of it again?...  Read more

Liz, I'm a knee surgery survivor (ligament replace

Liz, I'm a knee surgery survivor (ligament replacement/fractured kneecap) so I understand...can you do stationary bike or a real bike? I've found it's a great non-impact exercise and great for strengthening my legs to help my knees....  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

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

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 D...  Read more