Top 5 Apps for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Top 5 Apps for Bariatric Surgery Patients Today, technology is more intuitive and helpful for pre- and post-op patients of bariatric surgery than ever before. This includes many convenient resources that are accessible at the tips of your fingers through your smartphone, tablet, or computer! You may have found yourself browsing for apps that focus [...]

The Facts of Folate

The Facts of Folate by: Katie Chapmon, MS, RD, a Los Angeles-based registered dietitian After metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS), vitamins are one of your “must haves” to prevent deficiencies. Folate deficiency is common after bariatric surgery and plays a key role in a variety of functions within your body. When it comes to folate, [...]

How Our Calcium Dark Chocolate is Made

How Our Calcium Dark Chocolate is Made Ah, chocolate – a sweet treat that most people fall in love with after their first taste. If you’re worried about giving it up entirely following weight loss surgery, don’t be! ProCare Health offers calcium dark chocolate bars that are made from cacao, Trucal® calcium, and vitamin D. [...]

6 Tips on Telling Your Loved Ones You’re Getting Bariatric Surgery

6 Tips on Telling Your Loved Ones You’re Getting Bariatric Surgery If you’ve decided to undergo weight-loss surgery, you’re definitely not alone. In 2017, 228,000 patients in the U.S. elected to have some form of weight-loss surgery, including gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. You know that this surgery will help you get control of your [...]

How to Love Yourself Pre- and Post-Bariatric Surgery

How to Love Yourself Pre- and Post-Bariatric Surgery Weight loss surgery involves more than just undergoing the procedure, losing weight, and ensuring you get the right supplements. It’s a mental game, too. Your emotions and self-esteem can take a big hit before and after your surgery. It’s important to take care of your mental health [...]