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

Thirsty Thursday

It’s hot with record temperatures. Be sure to stay hydrated. For weight loss patients who are “always hungry”: Eat Your Water When you are tired or hungry, you can overlook what the real problem may be: dehydration. It is critical to drink a minimum of 64 ounces of liquid (water) per day. As “lazy Americans”…… Continue reading Thirsty Thursday

Goals or Wishes

You decide when you want to change your health and weight. No one can do it for you. Common statements: I would do anything to lose weight. (WISH) Becky made a goal in June of 2017. She took a step and came to a FREE weight loss session presented by the actual WEIGHT LOSS SURGEON-…… Continue reading Goals or Wishes

GASTRIC BANDING WAS SHOWN TO BE SAFER THAN SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

GASTRIC BANDING WAS SHOWN TO BE SAFER THAN SLEEVE GASTRECTOMYData from the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database™ 5* showed that sleeve gastrectomy had a 3x greater rate of total complications in the first year when compared to gastric banding- read more

Weight Loss Options with Keith McEwen MD

Weight Loss Options with Keith McEwen MDOnline presentation about bariatric surgery from the comfort of home. Dr. Keith McEwen, certified lap band surgeon, discusses obesity risks, surgical options for weight loss, lifestyle changes and more.

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

 Keith McEwen MD recommends the Lap Band System for Diabetes- please read the study:http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/05/02/study-supports-broader-access-to-lap-band-weight-loss-surgery?page=2Since 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