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Weight Loss Surgery and Pregnancy

Weight Loss Surgery and Pregnancy

Many women considering weight loss surgery have questions about getting pregnant after bariatric surgery or how a procedure such as gastric sleeve may affect their fertility. Our team of skilled bariatric surgeons and experienced weight loss professionals have helped many women in the Dallas and Fort Worth area lose weight and go on to start…

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Kitchen Gadgets to Aid Weight Loss for Bariatric Patients

Try these useful kitchen gadgets for bariatric patients!

We are regularly on the lookout for new kitchen gadgets or utensils to recommend to our bariatric patients. We know that preparing food at home is almost always healthier than convenience or restaurant food, so anything that can make food prep or cleanup quicker or more fun can help promote weight loss. The right tools…

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Starting The New Year Off On The Right Foot

Are you ready for 2018? Were you able to accomplish everything you wanted to in 2017? Did you meet your weight loss goal? Or maybe you started taking steps towards losing weight in preparation for surgery? Below are the dietitian’s top 5 tips to help you start your New Year right! #1. Start fresh. Dig…

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Holiday Tips for Post Op Liquid Diets

Being on a liquid diet during the holiday season can be challenging but is 100% doable. Follow the tips below to help you coast through the holidays without a care. Tips for Liquid Diets During the Holiday Season Keep yourself busy! While off work it can become easy to make food the main focus. Take…

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The Risks of Medical Tourism

Sometimes people considering a medical procedure feel it is cost prohibitive to have it done in the United States and will look elsewhere, such as Mexico, to have a cheaper surgery. The practice of traveling to another country to have a cheaper medical procedure is known as medical tourism. Unfortunately, surgery in another country isn’t…

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Weight Loss Surgeon in Dallas Explains the Necessity of Thorough Pre- and Post-Surgical Care Services

Dr. Manuel Castro, Medical Director of the DFW Bariatric Institute and Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Destiny Surgery Center, discusses the importance of access to comprehensive care and support before and after weight loss surgery. Dallas, TX – Surgical treatments for individuals fighting severe obesity have helped thousands of people across America lose significant…

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Tackling a Buffet

Eating out not only allows you to take in more fat and salt at your meal, but it can also result in overeating if you are not careful. Buffets can be a double edged sword, in that, they are great way to accommodate the whole family, however can be a diet disaster if you do…

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ReShape® Vs. ORBERA™ Vs. Obalon Gastric Balloons for Weight Loss

Weight loss treatment is ever expanding. Gastric Balloons become another tool in the box, and though it is not meant to replace weight loss surgery, it is a tool with possible wide implications. Though, typically, weight loss surgery is intended for people who are about 100 lbs. or more overweight, there are several millions more…

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Kielbasa Sausage & Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients: – 1 bunch of broccoli, chopped -1 red bell pepper, sliced -1 green bell pepper, sliced -1 bunch of asparagus, chopped into 1” sections -14 oz. kielbasa turkey sausage, sliced into ½” sections -1 tsp. salt -1 tsp. pepper -1 tsp. garlic powder -1 tsp canola oil -1/4 cup parmesan cheese -non-stick cooking spray…

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Pumpkin Dip

-1 15 oz. can pumpkin -8 oz. plain Greek yogurt -1/2 cup Splenda or Stevia -1 1/2 tsp. vanilla -1 tsp cinnamon -1 tsp pumpkin pie spice Mix all ingredients together. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy with sliced apples as a healthy Thanksgiving treat!

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