The Connection Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea

The Connection Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea Consider what happens after you go to bed. Do you wake up with a dry mouth or sore throat, have difficulty concentrating, or still feel tired throughout the day? This could be the result of sleep apnea. In this article, our experts will discuss what you need to …

How Can Smoking Affect Bariatric Surgery?

How Can Smoking Affect Bariatric Surgery? Did you know that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, followed by obesity? You may be even more shocked to learn that current research suggests that between 12.9 to 38% of bariatric candidates are regular tobacco users. Unfortunately, bariatric surgery risks double …

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 …

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 …

Bariatric Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes

Bariatric Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes If you have type 2 diabetes, it can be challenging to navigate weight loss or live a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, there is a solution you may want to consider: bariatric surgery. At ProCare Health, we realize it can be challenging to make a lifestyle change as significant as weight …