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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

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

exercising after surgery
Updated 8/21/2014 4:12:32 PM

Had surgery 4 weeks ago still have 4 weeks of restrictions, but I can finally walk - so I am thinking starting with a mile a day for now and working my way back up....just wanted to say how excited I am....lol...  Read more

exercise after surgery
Updated 8/18/2014 9:44:29 PM

Once again! every single time I begin a nutrition and exercise routine something ALWAYS happens. I had a partial hysterectomy 1 week ago (I know this is still very early) but, is there any type of routine I can at least do to "jump start" my routine...  Read more

43 pounds to go after lap band surgery!
Updated 7/27/2014 7:39:15 AM

Hi, I'm Kay from MT. I had lap band surgery about 3 years ago and lost approximately 50 pounds and have about 43 to go. I joined for motivation and support....  Read more

surgery derailing my efforts
Updated 7/24/2014 5:04:32 PM

Any one else ever have surgery where trying to lose weight - I can't do anything for at least 2 weeks then restricted for 6 more - any advice from anymore...  Read more

depression, painful scolios and obesity
Updated 7/20/2014 8:22:04 AM

I am trying to change my life. its been difficult. i went to the gym 4 days in a row this week. so i am impressed with that. today was more difficult because of the back pain plus my sleep patterns are all over the place. i cant fall asleep till earl...  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