Obesity in Indiana

  Indiana Adults 9th Most Obese in Country; Youth 15th Most Overweight Washington, D.C. (Aug. 27, 2007) – Indiana has the 9th highest rate of adult obesity at 26.8 percent and the 15th highest rate of overweight youths (ages 10-17) at 15.6 percent in the nation, according to a new report by Trust for America’s…… Continue reading Obesity in Indiana

Price vs. Priceless

Thinking of Mexico LAP-BAND® Surgery? Why travel to Mexico for LAP-BAND® Surgery? They say that LAP-BAND® Surgery is cheaper in Mexico. Who wants a cheap LAP-BAND® surgery? Obviously not the patients of LapBandIndiana! Yes an affordable LAP-BAND® — but not a cheap surgery. Can you put a price on your health? Before you purchase a LAP-BAND® in Mexico for $11,000 or more, add up your cost…… Continue reading Price vs. Priceless

News to Lose!

As of February 6, 2008, the Indiana Obesity Center has assisted fellow Hoosiers shed thousands of pounds. The LAP-BAND® System has been a component of weight loss for the majority, and supervised medical weight loss has helped others lose weight safely. The LAP-BAND® is a safer alternative to Gastric Bypass (known as Roux EN Y).…… Continue reading News to Lose!

Do you drink enough water?

Facts about water: 37% of Americans have a thirst mechanism so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger! Lack of water is the #1 cause of daytime fatigue and increased feelings of hunger! Even MILD dehydration will slow down one’s metabolism as mush as 3%. You should drink at least 64 ounces of water…… Continue reading Do you drink enough water?

What is the LAP-BAND?

Approved by the FDA in June 2001, the LAP-BAND® System is the safest, least invasive and only adjustable surgical treatment for morbid obesity in the United States. It induces weight loss by reducing the capacity of the stomach, which restricts the amount of food that can be consumed. Since its clinical introduction in 1993, almost…… Continue reading What is the LAP-BAND?

Information Session Feb. 21

The next Information Session for those interested in learning more about LAP-BAND® System Surgery will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at 6:00 pm, at the Fishers Conference Center, 9775 North by Northeast Blvd., Fishers, Indiana. The conference center is located east of I-69, just north of 96th Street, next to the Hilton Garden…… Continue reading Information Session Feb. 21

Indiana Obesity Center

If you are seriously overweight and want to do something about it, we can help! We specialize in  LAP-BAND® System Surgery. This blog will address LAP-BAND® surgery and many related topics.  The Indiana Obesity Center is home of the most experienced LAP-BAND® surgeon in Indiana. We’re not the biggest “clinic” or the biggest “hospital” but our practice is…… Continue reading Indiana Obesity Center