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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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November 1, 2023

Understanding Portion Size After Gastric Sleeve Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide

Embarking on the journey to weight loss after bariatric surgery, specifically gastric sleeve surgery, is a transformative process that requires a significant shift in your lifestyle. One of the most critical aspects of this change is understanding and implementing proper portion sizes in your diet plan. This guide aims to provide you with comprehensive insights […]

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October 26, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Bariatric and Gastric Sleeve Surgery Requirements

Unlocking the Door to a New You: Understanding Bariatric and Gastric Sleeve Surgery Requirements The First Step: Why Bariatric Surgery Isn’t Just a Quick Fix You’ve heard the buzz, seen the miraculous transformations, and now you’re contemplating whether bariatric or gastric sleeve surgery is your golden ticket to a healthier life. But before you jump […]

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October 25, 2023

Gastric Sleeve 10 Years Later: A Comprehensive Look at Long-Term Outcomes

Gastric sleeve surgery, or sleeve gastrectomy, has become a popular option for those seeking to lose a significant amount of weight. While the short-term results are often impressive, many wonder what happens 10 years after gastric sleeve surgery. This article explores the long-term outcomes, success rates, potential complications, and the importance of lifestyle changes in […]

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