Bariatric Surgery

  • Post-op Follow-up Timeline

    Post-op Follow-up Timeline

    *All meetings are by appointment only, please schedule accordingly

    Week 1: Follow-up with Physician Assistant for wound check

    Month 1: Follow-up with Physician Assistant and Dietitian

    Please bring your food diary to this appointment

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  • For Better Health, Turn to Weight Loss Surgery

    For Better Health, Turn to Weight Loss Surgery

    In Salt Lake City, Lap Band surgery is a popular and effective tool that is helping people to combat the obesity epidemic. Weight loss surgeries like the Lap Band procedure, gastric bypass or duodenal switch operation can not only help in boosting the health of a patient, but self-esteem as well.

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  • Health-Conscious Gadgets to bring on Vacation

    Health-Conscious Gadgets to bring on Vacation

    Just because you're leaving home sweet home in Salt Lake City, Utah on a relaxing summer retreat doesn't mean you should leave your weight loss regimen behind, too. After undergoing bariatric surgery such as a gastric sleeve or gastric bypass procedure, sustaining weight loss efforts through physical fitness will help you prepare for long-term success. Vacation or no vacation, your new healthy lifestyle will require you to stay on top and in control of your healthy habits at all times.

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  • Gastric Bypass Provides Relief from Obesity Complications

    Gastric Bypass Provides Relief from Obesity Complications

    Obesity surgery in Salt Lake City has provided success for those who have had trouble losing the extra pounds with other methods, including weight loss medications. The more rapid weight loss possible with bariatric surgery has also been proven to end many of the conditions associated with obesity, such as hypertension, high cholesterol and Type II diabetes. Researchers have since become more focused on determining the best type of bariatric surgery for people diagnosed with specific obesity-related conditions.

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  • Living Healthier on a Budget

    Living Healthier on a Budget

    Surgery candidates for a gastric sleeve in Salt Lake City will often benefit from making healthier lifestyle choices. Healthy food and medical choices can be budget friendly and help you live a better life.

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  • Get the Most out of Your Lap Band

    Get the Most out of Your Lap Band

    If you are looking to undergo gastric banding in Salt Lake City, then there are some things that you should know in order to get the most out of your lap band procedure. Most importantly, gastric banding in Salt Lake City is not a magical tool that will transform you as a person. It can be a life-changing procedure, but to truly experience lasting change, there are certain guidelines that you should follow and habits that must be developed.

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  • Winter Workout Tips

    Winter Workout Tips

    Every year millions of people across the country make the New Year's resolution to lose weight and exercise more. While that is and always has been a great resolution, many people run into a problem with the fact that they make this resolution in the middle of winter. January is one of the coldest months of the year for much of the country, and many people are reluctant to go outside and begin a new exercise plan in cold weather.

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  • Battle Weight Gain by Avoiding Mid-Morning Snacks

    Battle Weight Gain by Avoiding Mid-Morning Snacks

    Snacking can be detrimental to a successful weight loss program, and according to a recent study mid-morning snacks can be especially dangerous. Many snacks are sources of empty calories and provide little in the way of nutritional value. If you eat lunch less than five hours after you eat breakfast, having a morning snack may make you more likely to gain weight. Research shows that women who do not snack in the morning lose more weight than those who do indulge in a morning snack.

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  • The Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure

    The Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure

    If you are extremely overweight and have been fighting to lose weight and resist the urge to overeat for years, there may be a viable solution for you sleeve gastrectomy in Utah. This is a surgical procedure that removes about 85% of your stomach. What remains is a stomach shaped like a cylinder or a sleeve with a much smaller capacity for food. Sleeve gastrectomy is also a good option if you are overweight and have some sort of medical condition that has prevented you from having another type of weight loss surgery.

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  • Life after Lap Band Surgery

    Life after Lap Band Surgery

    Certain changes to your lifestyle and diet will be necessary after undergoing stomach banding in Utah. These changes promote the benefits that lap band surgery can offer and help prevent complications.

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