The Three Clinical Faces of Obesity

In my experience, patients presenting with obesity tend to fall into three categories, each of which requires a distinct management approach. The three clinical faces of obesity are 1) Active Gainers, 2) Weight Stable, and 3) Post-Weight Loss. Clinical Faces of Obesity: #1 Active Gainers Active...

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  • An odd milestone

    Skywatcher_Dawn

    Today at work (for the first time)  someone said to me "Hey, are you losing weight?  . . . wait a minute, is that why you were off work?  Did you have WLS?" ...

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  • Surgery

    TammyC73

    Got my surgery date!! October 31. I think I'll dress up as a patient for Halloween!! Lol...

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  • Big Fat Disappointment

    fatkrystal280

    I have not blogged since sep 6 2018.  There is reasons for it but the main reason is that I stopped doing my diet.   I have just been over eatting like crazy and tomorrow I will be starting ...

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  • I HAVE A SURGERY DATE!!

    NCMTNEER13

    VSG was approved today and I now have a surgery date. November 26th. I was hoping for something in late October or early November, but now that I have a date, I really don't care. I'm just t...

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  • 1 Month Out

    Skywatcher_Dawn

    1 month out and I am still amazed to find myself walking down this road which is even less familiar than I had expected.  I am struggling to get enough to eat, especially protein, while old ...

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  • 7 Days until VSG.....

    RaichelleC0512

    Tick, tock, tick, tock. I am still doing the liquid diet but I am here to tell you there is no easy way to get through this part but prayer, sleep and restraint. I have only had one melt dow...

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  • Revision Surgery Almost Week 1

    Thickemz27

    Tommorrow makes a week since surgery and im down 8lbs i was 249lbs day before surgery and im 241lbs as of this morning. No bad side effects thus far and my 1st follow up appointment with my ...

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  • First time appointment (not what I expected)

    Breedleopard

    So I have finally have a 1st time appointment but my insurance is telling me that I have to participate in a weightloss program for at least a year before I can get the surgery and I also ha...

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  • Newbie

    Zurich

    I have just got my surgery date for my vertical sleeve operation. I am new to this. It has helped reading the forum. I am getting a better idea of what to expect. Still nervous though....

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  • I hate waiting....so frustrating!!

    NCMTNEER13

    In my last bog post (8/28/18) I shared that I had met all my pre-op insurance requirements and my proedure was going to be submitted to my insurance for approval. I had thought by now (9/18)...

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