Individualized Weight Loss

Are you afraid of having bariatric weight loss surgery? Is it because you are afraid you will be “too thin” or “skinny”? Are you afraid of being unhealthy after surgery because you have heard about “dumping syndrome”, persistent vomiting, or hair loss? Are you afraid you will need to take multiple vitamins and expensive supplements…… Continue reading Individualized Weight Loss

Premier Protein Recipe

Cookies and Creme Oatmeal … • 1 cup Cookies & Cream Protein Shake • 1/2 cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats, • Pinch of Salt • 1 1/2 teaspoons Monk fruit Sweetener, or sweetener of choice, to taste • 1 teaspoon Organic Butter Extract • 2 Cookies & cream cookies Toppings: • Cookie crumbles • Blueberries…… Continue reading Premier Protein Recipe

How Does Lap-Band® System Work?

Quickly! The outpatient procedure, on average, takes less than an hour. Dr. McEwen and his team at Community Surgery Center Hamilton generally gets his patients back home and to their lives within 24 hours or less… Not as scary as one may think! The laparoscopically (really small incisions – averages of 1.5-2.5 cm each!) procedure…… Continue reading How Does Lap-Band® System Work?

Weight Perception

Change starts with acceptance. Perception affects our acceptance, there for drastically affecting our will to change. In our office, we see weight perception problems or the inability to grasp the affects unhealthy weight excess has on the body and health. Carrying extra weight affects the body and health, we all know this, so how can…… Continue reading Weight Perception

2017 Will Be You Year!

Hello 2017! The New Year brings a fresh start to a diet or a weight loss plan. You have a strong desire, you’re focused… you’re confused and you don’t know where to start. You’ve tried many diet plans before, you’ve tried working out, you’ve tried supplements, and you’ve tried support groups. Nothing worked long term.…… Continue reading 2017 Will Be You Year!

What is the LAP-BAND® System?

The LAP-BAND® System is a surgical tool design to aid weight loss for patients who suffer from obesity and its related health complications. The adjustable band restricts the amount of food the stomach can hold. For best results, the body mass index (BMI) requirements are between 30-60 kg/m2, but call 317-261-2500 for clarifications). In addition,…… Continue reading What is the LAP-BAND® System? that said, in our experience at the Community bariatric program, lap band surgery can improve the overall health of these women, lessening the rate of complications and improving the pre-term birth rate associated with obesity-related pregnancy. reported state-by-state pre-term birth rates in the U.S. with a grade from the March of Dimes. Indiana… Continue reading

Bariatric Surgery Options – Keith McEwen MD, LapBand Surgeon Keith McEwen, MD; Bariatric surgeon specializing in gastric adjustable lap band surgery discusses obesity, weight loss surgery, gastric band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass. He discusses diabetes related to weight. Overall, obesity health related conditions. For additional information, contact Cheryl at

Lap-Band Weight-Loss Surgery and Diabetes – Keith McEwen MD

 Keith McEwen MD recommends the Lap Band System for Diabetes- please read the study: the 2001 approval of the device, the FDA has expanded the Lap-Band’s approval for use in obese patients with a BMI of 30 to 39.9 who have at least one obesity-related condition (for example, diabetes or high cholesterol levels).Allergan, the device’s…… Continue reading Lap-Band Weight-Loss Surgery and Diabetes – Keith McEwen MD