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  • An Overview of Bariatric Surgery Types

    June 28, 2017

  • Obesity is an epidemic in Australia. National Health Survey 2014-15 shows that a staggering 63.4 percent of Australian adults were overweight or obese, which is almost half of the country’s population. Obesity not only impacts the physical appearance of those affected, but also impacts their health and quality of life. Bariatric surgery offers people with … Read More
  • Answering 5 FAQs about Post Gastric Bypass Surgery Diet

    June 20, 2017

  • Gastric bypass surgery is currently the “gold standard” among all bariatric procedures. Many people who undergo gastric bypass record significant improvements in their lifestyles and obesity-linked diseases. Sustainable weight loss results however, require a stringent diet and a number of other lifestyle changes. Undergoing a successful gastric bypass is a battle half won and the … Read More
  • Understanding Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery For Weight Loss

    June 7, 2017

  • Obesity is a taking a toll on individual health in Australia, as the number of obese people has increased at an alarming rate since 1995. Reports also suggest that on an average, one Australian develops diabetes every five minutes. Whether we blame it on a sedentary lifestyle, poor eating habits, or lack of exercise, struggling … Read More
  • 5 Essential Nutrients Post Gastric Sleeve Surgery

    May 31, 2017

  • Nutrients regulate a number of processes in the body including hunger, brain activity, metabolic rate, and energy storage, all of which have a direct impact on body weight. The body extracts essential vitamins and nutrients from regular foods; and after gastric sleeve surgery, there is a dramatic reduction in its nutrient absorbing capabilities. To compensate … Read More
  • Life Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

    May 20, 2017

  • Obesity is a major concern in Australia, with reports suggesting a sharp rise in the number of obese people. Sedentary lifestyles, lack of physical activity, and poor eating habits are primarily to blame for the morbid obesity problem that’s affecting millions of Australians. To remedy the condition, many individuals undergo weight-loss surgery or Roux-en-Y gastric … Read More
  • Sweet Tooth Impeding your Weight Loss Goals Post-Bariatric Surgery? Here’s Help!

    May 12, 2017

  • Obesity is a global epidemic, and the situation is particularly grave in countries such as Australia. A substantial percentage of its population is obese , sometimes with underlying health conditions, such as diabetes. Bariatric surgeons in Perth and other parts of Australia often recommend bariatric surgery for morbidly obese patients. The success of bariatric surgery … Read More
  • All You Need to Know about Dumping Syndrome

    May 5, 2017

  • The reports by Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2011-12 and 2014-15 show obesity to be a growing health concern. While in 2011-12, 62.8 percent of Australians aged 18 and above were obese, the number jumped to 63.4 percent in 2014-15. The rise in the number of obese people has also seen an increase in the … Read More
  • A Comprehensive Guide to SIPS Weight Loss Surgical Procedure

    April 29, 2017

  • Stomach Intestinal Pylorus Sparing Surgery, also known as SIPS surgery, is a single-anastomosis modified duodenal switch surgery. Compared with other weight loss surgical procedures, such as gastric band, sleeve, or roux en y gastric bypass surgery, SIPS is relatively new. It is however, another exciting weight loss surgical correction procedure for morbidly obese patients with … Read More
  • Managing Stomach Stretching After Gastric Sleeve

    April 25, 2017

  • Gastric sleeve surgery is one of the highly recommended bariatric procedures to treat morbid obesity and any underlying disorders. It reduces the size of the stomach to create a pouch and lowers the production of the hunger hormone, “ghrelin”, to facilitate weight loss. Though the procedure is effective and has a high success rate, many … Read More
  • Busting 5 Common Misconceptions about Bariatric Surgery

    April 20, 2017

  • Obesity is a serious problem around the world. If not controlled or cured on time, obesity can lead to several health complications, such as coronary heart disease, stroke, cancer, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, and sleep apnea. Bariatric surgery, available in Perth and other cities, is the best weight loss solution for obese patients. Some … Read More