Avoid Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery With This Technique

When you start down on the road toward bariatric surgery, you are likely given direction by your physicians or surgeons to make some behavioral changes prior to surgery. They put you on a diet and tell you to start an exercise routine to show that you can do it. The thought of having to avoid weight...

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