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How Bariatric Surgery Can Impact Endocrine Dysfunction

March 25, 2019 · 0 comments

Are you feeling stressed? Are you not getting enough sleep? Are you feeling run down and fatigued all the time? Maybe this is the time to check your endocrine function! Endocrine function is responsible for regulating many vital organs and processes in our system.  It has a significant impact on

Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole

Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole Recipe

March 22, 2019 · 0 comments

This Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole is a new favorite! With only 5 main ingredients, you’ll want to put this one into your meal plan! Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole Recipe Recipe by: Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl) Makes 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 30 minutes; Total Time: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 cup chopped

Teens and WLS

Teens and WLS: What are the Long-Term Results?

March 20, 2019 · 0 comments

I’d like to start by discussing the term "metabolic surgery" in order to clear the air. Metabolic surgery is a term that is used to describe any procedure that is used to treat a metabolic illness, particularly diabetes mellitus. The terms "obesity surgery" and "weight loss surgery" fail to recognize

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Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery: Valuable Lessons

March 18, 2019 · 0 comments

I’m sure my story is familiar to many of you. I’ve been overweight/obese for as long as I can remember. It feels as if I’ve been dieting my whole life. So much so, that I consider myself a pro at losing weight. Losing weight was never the problem, keeping it

Gallstones After WLS

Gallstones After WLS: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

March 15, 2019 · 0 comments

Gallstones are common with individuals that are obese. This tendency for having gallstones is an issue that bariatric surgeons know from performing bariatric surgery on patients. For many pre-op patients, surgeons will order a gallbladder scan as one of the pre-op tests. Historically it is well known that within the

Stroganoff Stuffed Portobellos

Stroganoff Stuffed Portobellos Recipe

March 13, 2019 · 0 comments

Only 11 grams of carbohydrate, 2 grams fiber, and 25 grams protein each for these delicious Stroganoff Stuffed Portobellos! That’s a win in my book. And everyone at my cooking class loved them too. People usually either love or hate mushrooms. If you’re a hater of mushrooms, no problem because you

Before & After RNY with Anjy

Before & After RNY with Anjy, losing 110 pounds!

March 12, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS I was 23 when I had my first daughter and was a single mom working two jobs trying to provide for her. As she grew, staying fit and healthy was definitely not on my radar. I was always trying the latest and greatest... Tried

Mental Health Preparedness

Bariatric Surgery: Mental Health Preparedness is Important

March 11, 2019 · 0 comments

The decision to undergo weight loss surgery offers individuals an opportunity to improve both their physical and emotional well-being. Obesity is a complex, multifactorial disease that has both physical and emotional impacts.  When deciding to undergo surgery, individuals need to be aware of the psychological effects that surgery brings and

Chicken Butternut Squash Quinoa Stew

Chicken Butternut Squash Quinoa Stew Recipe

March 8, 2019 · 0 comments

A one-pot winning chicken butternut squash quinoa stew recipe full of fantastic hearty flavors. With precut butternut squash and rotisserie chicken, this makes one of the easiest chicken quinoa recipes. Chicken Butternut Squash Quinoa Stew Recipe Recipe by: Holly Clegg Serves: 10, serving size: 1 cup Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds butternut squash

Plastic Surgery Hospital Stay

What to Expect During Your Plastic Surgery Hospital Stay

March 6, 2019 · 0 comments

Typically, hospitals require you to arrive two or more hours before your plastic surgery procedure. Extra time is required because there is a lot of paperwork that needs to be completed. Start your preparations now so you are ready on the date of your plastic surgery hospital stay. Plan to

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