What’s in a name? BMI explained

What’s in a name? BMI explained

BMI When you think about our practice, do you think of us as “Birmingham Minimally Invasive Surgery,” or do you...
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Is what you’ve heard true? Gastric sleeve myths

Is what you’ve heard true? Gastric sleeve myths

Gastric sleeve surgery, also called sleeve gastrectomy, is one of the most common procedures we perform at Birmingham Minimally Invasive....
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Explaining the “sleeve” in gastric sleeve surgery

Explaining the “sleeve” in gastric sleeve surgery

When many people hear “gastric sleeve surgery,” they get an idea in their head that we actually insert a sleeve-like...
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The biggest wins our patients have experienced after weight loss surgery at Birmingham Minimally Invasive Surgery

The biggest wins our patients have experienced after weight loss surgery at Birmingham Minimally Invasive Surgery

Our patients at Birmingham Minimally Invasive come to us from all over the Birmingham area, the state of Alabama, and...
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the LAP-BAND

Everything you ever wanted to know about the LAP-BAND

You’ve heard of the LAP-BAND, and you know it’s a weight loss surgery option. But do you really know what...
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A look at the major differences between gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and the LAP-BAND

A look at the major differences between gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and the LAP-BAND

Making the decision to have weight loss surgery is huge. But even when you are certain that this is what...
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Lisa’s testimonial: gastric bypass surgery saved my life

Lisa’s testimonial: gastric bypass surgery saved my life

Gradual weight gain year after year, Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, non-alcoholic...
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Resolutions to lose weight for a healthier life in 2020

Resolutions to lose weight for a healthier life in 2020

Making New Year’s resolutions gets a bad reputation. Some people make them, but many people don’t follow through for more...
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How much does gastric bypass cost?

How much does gastric bypass cost?

In this post about the gastric bypass diet, we cover all the questions people often want to know about what...
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All you wanted to know & more about the gastric bypass diet

All you wanted to know & more about the gastric bypass diet

Gastric Bypass Diet When people are considering gastric bypass surgery, one thing they are often very curious about is the...
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An in depth look at gastric sleeve surgery & alternatives

An in depth look at gastric sleeve surgery & alternatives

Did you know that sleeve gastrectomy, also known as gastric sleeve surgery, is the most frequently performed bariatric procedure in...
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Strategies for healthy eating during the holidays

Strategies for healthy eating during the holidays

It’s October, and the holiday season is upon us. It starts with Halloween with candy and treats galore. Then Thanksgiving....
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