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May 31, 2024

Exploring The Safest Weight Loss Surgery Options

While every surgical procedure involves some level of risk, weight loss surgeries are very safe, and they offer the most superior option to reduce obesity significantly.  In 2018, data from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases revealed that over 250,000 people in the United States of America chose weight loss surgery […]

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April 17, 2024

How To Avoid Gaining Weight After Stopping Weight Loss Drugs: Insights and Strategies

What happens when you stop taking Wegovy, Ozempic, or Mounjaro? The journey of weight loss often leads individuals to explore various options, including weight loss medications like Wegovy, Ozempic, and Mounjaro. While these FDA-approved drugs have shown efficacy in clinical trials, a common concern arises: what happens when you stop taking them? Here, we delve […]

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April 2, 2024

Gastric Sleeve Incisions: Detailed Insights into the Key Aspect of Bariatric Surgery

What are Gastric Sleeve Incisions Gastric sleeve surgery, a pivotal procedure in bariatric surgery, involves specific techniques for making incisions, which are integral to the success and safety of the operation. Gastric sleeve incisions are the surgical cuts made during a gastric sleeve procedure, a type of bariatric surgery aimed at aiding significant weight loss. […]

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January 25, 2024

Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups

Losing weight through bariatric surgery is often a deeply personal and life-changing experience. But even with a successful operation, the journey doesn’t end there. The weight loss journey is just as much emotional as it is physical. Enter weight loss surgery support groups, an often underutilized tool that can make a significant difference in your […]

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January 22, 2024

Embracing Fitness: A Guide to Exercise After Gastric Sleeve and Bariatric Surgery

For many individuals who have undergone gastric sleeve or other bariatric surgery, exercise is a crucial component of the journey towards long-term health and maintaining weight loss. However, navigating the world of physical activities post-surgery can be daunting. This guide aims to provide insights on when to start exercising, the best exercises after surgery, and […]

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January 18, 2024

Mini Gastric Bypass: An Overview and Its Place in Bariatric Surgery

What Is a Mini Bypass? In the evolving world of bariatric surgery, the Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) or mini bypass surgery has emerged as a significant procedure. At BMI, we understand the complexities and nuances of weight loss surgery, and we are here to shed light on what exactly a mini gastric bypass entails. It’s […]

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January 16, 2024

Managing Symptoms of Overeating After Gastric Sleeve: Essential Guidelines and Tips

The Journey After Gastric Sleeve Surgery Gastric sleeve surgery is a transformative step for individuals struggling with obesity. This procedure not only reshapes the physical body but also requires a significant shift in dietary habits and lifestyle. Understanding the symptoms, causes, and management of overeating after gastric sleeve surgery is crucial for a successful post-surgery […]

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January 9, 2024

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty: Your Complete Guide

Introduction: A Revolution in Weight Loss Procedures If you’ve been searching for weight loss solutions but are wary of the invasive nature of traditional bariatric surgery, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) could be the minimally invasive weight loss alternative that sets you on a healthier path. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll dive into the ins and […]

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January 4, 2024

Can You Have Gastric Sleeve Surgery Twice? A Comprehensive Guide to Gastric Sleeve Revisions

The question “Can you have gastric sleeve surgery twice?” is one that has risen in prominence as more people turn to bariatric surgery for a solution to persistent weight issues. Gastric sleeve surgery has become one of the most common weight loss procedures performed today.  However, life happens, and some patients find themselves grappling with […]

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December 15, 2023

Does insurance cover weight loss surgery?

Weight loss surgery can be expensive, but many health insurance companies do cover bariatric surgery costs. However, coverage varies by insurance plan and by state, so it’s important to check with your insurance provider to see if weight loss surgery is covered under your plan.

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