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Apr

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Gastric Bypass: Tips for a Better Recovery

Gastric bypass is a common weight loss surgery in which a small pouch is created from the stomach and connected directly to the small intestine. As a result, food that's swallowed goes into this pouch and then straight to the small intestine, which allows it to bypass most...

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Apr

Is Gastric Bypass or Gastric Sleeve Right for You?

Bariatric surgery is an effective way to lose weight in conjunction with diet and exercise. These procedures can also significantly improve obesity-related medical conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and Type 2 diabetes. If you are obese or struggle with...

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Apr

How OCC is Keeping Patients Safe As They Travel for Surgery

Bariatric surgery requires physical, mental, and emotional preparation, as much as any other surgery would. However, being amid a global pandemic can add a new dimension of anxiety you can experience before surgery. Especially when traveling is involved, how can you feel safe?Jus...

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Apr

Why Bariatric Surgery After 50+ Is Possible

Age should not be a barrier to the benefits of weight-loss surgery. Suppose you are concerned about being “too old” for bariatric surgery or are afraid of risks and complications. In that case, we have good news: Studies show that weight loss surgery is not only safe...

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Apr

What Excess Weight is Really Like

Bariatric surgery for weight loss isn't a quick fix, but its effects can be dramatic, with results peaking one year after surgery. To better maintain and appreciate your body’s changes and your new lifestyle, it helps measure your milestones. But we’re not talki...

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24

Apr

6 Potential Indications for a Revision Procedure

A gastric sleeve procedure is one of the most popular forms of bariatric surgeries performed today. While this type of procedure may provide patients with the best solution to achieving sustained weight loss, it can fail for others. Complications can arise even for the best candi...

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Apr

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the baria...

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Apr

10 Myths About Gastric Surgery

While bariatric surgery is a need for some because of struggling with issues of obesity, for others, it remains an elective procedure to address metabolic diseases and provides an outlet to achieve metabolic health. But the decision to receive surgery, whether required or as an e...

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Apr

Gastric Sleeve rules: using the sleeve for weight loss success

Bariatric surgery is the best tool available for people with obesity that want a better lifestyle, increase years to their lives and look forward to being their very best selves.Sadly, since surgery does pretty much all the work during the first months and weight loss is easily a...

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