Top 3 Resources for Weight Loss Surgery Support and Advice

By: Caitlin Hastings, Physician Assistant Whether they’re post-op or just starting to consider weight loss surgery, everybody has so many questions when they come into our office. There are all kinds of stuff out there on the internet that can be misleading, or worse, flat-out untrue. While every surgeon does things differently, from the kind…


Scott’s Testimonial: How Gastric Sleeve Surgery Gave Me My Life Back

By Scott Goss, BMI patient For years, I was active, doing a job I loved that helped keep me at a healthy weight of about 180-185 pounds. That is, until I decided to open up a video store where I went from being very physically active at work to sitting on my rear-end all day…


Myths and top misunderstood things about all weight loss surgeries

By Dr. Jay Long If you’re reading this, I’m sure it’s not the first weight loss surgery article you’ve read.  If you’re like most of my patients, you’ve been out there scouring the internet, talking to your friends, and reading everything you can put your hands on about weight loss surgery.   As a surgeon,…


Top 3 things that will surprise you about gastric sleeve surgery

By Dr. Jay Long Whenever patients come into my office and want to talk about gastric sleeve surgery, they have questions.  And sometimes every patient has the same types of questions!  And sometimes, I realize there is a lot of misinformation out there about gastric sleeve surgery.  So I’m here to set the record straight,…


Coolsculpting: Your Perfect Shape in 35 Minutes

Imagine a painless, non-intrusive way of getting rid of the fat that even dieting and exercise can’t remove. Imagine getting the look you want without any disruption to your daily life. Well, now you don’t have to imagine. Coolsculpting is the cosmetic technology you’ve been waiting for. Where Can Coolsculpting Target? Fully approved by the…


What Surgeries Can Help Me Lose Weight?

A mountain of evidence shows that dieting doesn’t work for the vast majority of people who want to lose weight. In fact, many people who try to lose weight through diet and exercise end up gaining more weight in the long term. Minimally invasive surgeries offer alternatives to diet and exercise fads that usually fail….


Health Complications of the Obesity Epidemic

Obesity is one of the leading causes of sickness and death in the United States. In fact, obesity-related diseases cause more than 300,000 deaths every year. Taking care of your health by managing your weight is one of the best things you can do to maximize your opportunity to live a long, healthy and enjoyable…


Gastric Sleeve Surgery and Losing Weight

According to the CDC, more than 36 percent of adults in the United States struggle with obesity. Losing weight and getting healthy is a goal many people find difficult to achieve. Gastric sleeve is a procedure that can help you lose weight and eliminate a variety of weight-related health conditions. Why Is Losing Weight so Difficult?…


Why You Should Use Google Fit After Gastric Sleeve Surgery!

Around 106,000 Americans had gastric sleeve surgery in 2015 — significantly more than the previous year. Experts recommend exercise after a major weight-loss procedure in order to strengthen the heart and bones, build muscle, reduce stress, improve mood and burn calories. Walking is a great idea after gastric sleeve surgery, and the latest technology makes it easy to track…