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Managing Food Cravings and Your Relationship with Food After Weight Loss Surgery

Managing Food Cravings and Your Relationship with Food After Weight Loss Surgery After weight loss surgery, your relationship with food, and the way you eat will be different than it was before your operation. Because you will be eating a healthier diet, you may also experience food cravings for fare that is longer a part [...]

The Importance of Your Liquid Diet

The Importance of Your Liquid Diet Weight-loss surgery can give you a new start on a healthy lifestyle. Following the preoperative and postoperative diet guidelines will help ensure your success. A liquid diet is one of the first steps for helping you heal and recover after surgery. The Purpose of a Liquid Diet Your diet [...]

Expectations After Weight Loss Surgery

Expectations After Weight Loss Surgery If you’re scheduled to have weight loss surgery, you are probably already anticipating the results and your new lifestyle changes. But during the first few days of your weight loss surgery recovery, what can you realistically expect? What should you prepare for? Your recovery will vary depending upon the type [...]

Self-Care in the Hospital: Tips for Recovering from Weight Loss Surgery

Self-Care in the Hospital: Tips for Recovering from Weight Loss Surgery The length of your weight loss surgery recovery depends upon the type of surgery you chose. Typically, patients spend one to three days in the hospital before being discharged home. While you are in the hospital, take advantage of the time for self-care as [...]

What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay

What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay It is normal to be nervous anytime you are headed to the hospital and about to undergo a surgical procedure. Set your mind at ease. You have selected a team of doctors and a hospital that is ready to care for you. Depending upon which weight-loss procedure you [...]

Navigating the Pandemic, Social Detachment, & Keeping a Strong Immune System

Bariatric Patients: Navigating the Pandemic, Social Detachment, & Keeping a Strong Immune System Life after bariatric surgery is often seen as a new beginning since a complete change in lifestyle is often required. These lifestyle changes themselves are sometimes difficult to implement and follow through with, but now we find ourselves faced with the added [...]

Tips for a Surviving a Liquid Diet

Tips for a Surviving a Liquid Diet Your liquid diet may be one of the biggest challenges you face on your weight loss journey. Liquid diets are vital to the recovery process, and although they can be unpleasant, they help your body successfully heal, prevent obstructions, and give your wounds time to scar properly. After [...]

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me? If you’ve been considering weight loss surgery (also known as bariatric surgery), you may be wondering if it’s the right choice for you. It’s not a decision that you make lightly. Getting weight loss surgery will change your life. You will need to alter your lifestyle and diet [...]

Duodenal Switch Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Duodenal Switch Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins Have you made the decision to fight obesity through bariatric surgery? If you’ve read up on gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve, then duodenal switch surgery will sound quite familiar. It is a combination of the two surgeries with the added benefit of eating a rather “normal” diet. DS [...]

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins As you research the different types of bariatric surgery, you’ll find that gastric sleeve surgery, also known as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, has many advantages without the depth of malnutrition that can be present from a full gastric bypass and duodenal surgery. Here is a quick guide of what gastric [...]

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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 [...]

Can you Prevent Hair Loss After Bariatric Surgery?

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Iron Deficiency After Gastric Bypass

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Best Bariatric Surgery Vitamins

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Bariatric Surgery Vitamins & Nutrients

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The Importance of Taking a Bariatric-Specific Multivitamin

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Navigating Food After Weight Loss Surgery

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Creating Healthy Habits Before Weight Loss Surgery

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Tips for Successful Results After Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Gastric Bypass Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins Are you considering bariatric surgery? There are many more options today than ever before to help conquer obesity and dangerous weight-related health issues like diabetes, heart disease, and nutritional deficiencies. Here is a quick guide to the ins-and-outs of what gastric bypass involves, some of the side effects, and [...]