How to Choose the Best Bariatric Surgeon?
The solution to obesity, for a lot of people, is bariatric surgery. While getting to the point of actually having the surgery can be time-consuming and rather overwhelming, it is important that you remain focused and patient. To be successful, you must take a variety of steps before and after such a surgery. The first […]
Don’t ‘Bypass’ Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery
Having weight loss surgery can improve obese patients’ health, but it isn’t a fix-all for health problems tied to being obese. Exercise may improve these patients’ overall health even more and lower their risk for diabetes. Source: DailyRx Read More
Weight-loss surgery cuts risk of developing serious heart problems, study shows
Bariatric (weight-loss) surgery can reduce the risk of developing serious health conditions such as heart attacks and type 2 diabetes, as well improve existing conditions, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine. Source: Science Daily Read More
New Study Finds Healthcare Costs Drop Dramatically After Bariatric Surgery
A new study based on national insurance claims in the United States found that patients with obesity who had gastric bypass surgery cut their healthcare costs by nearly 40 percent after four years, and by 80 percent, if they also had type 2 diabetes before surgery. Source: Newswise Read More
Adolescent bariatric surgery reverses type 2 diabetes in 95 percent of teens, improves quality of life
The results of a new study to be published November 6, 2015 in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at The Obesity Society Annual meeting in Los Angeles, California show that three years after undergoing bariatric surgery, adolescents experienced major improvements in their weight, metabolic health, and quality of life. Nationwide […]
Bariatric friendly Thanksgiving recipes
The following recipes are shared from SparkRecipes. Carrot & Cranberry Salad Minutes to Prepare: 10 Number of Servings: 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup dried cranberries, soaked in hot water for 10 minutes to plump 10 ounce package shredded carrots (about 4 cups) 2 navel oranges, zested, peeled and fruit segments removed. 2 teaspoons ginger, grated 3 […]
Weight Loss Surgery “Re-Wires” the Brain
The brain reacts differently to images of food depending on what method people choose for weight loss, according to MRI images. Researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure the brain responses of individuals who lost weight after having bariatric surgery and individuals who lost weight by more traditional measures. When shown images of […]
Delicious Lentil Soup made with all natural and healthy ingredients. Fantastic serving of Protein and Fiber.Liza’s Lentil Soup Serves: 6 People Equipment: Slow Cooker“Crock Pot” Prep time: 10m Cook Time: 6h 0m Ingredients 3 LargeCarrots (Chopped) 3 stalks of Celery (Chopped) For EACH serving 1 Large Onion (Chopped) 4 Cloves Garlic (Minced) 2 Cups Lentils […]
100 Robotic Cases!
Long Island Laparoscopic Surgery, PLLC 631-689-0220 www.drahmadmd.com Dr. Ahmad has recently performed his 100th Robotic Assisted Gastric Bypass! He was the first surgeon in the area to use the daVinci robotic system to perform a bariatric procedure. He is currently looking to expand his use of this advanced surgical system to treat hiatal hernias and […]
Make Exercising Fun!
Long Island Laparoscopic Surgery, PLLC 631-689-0220 www.drahmadmd.com Do you dread exercising? Have you tried a workout program and just couldn’t stick with it? For some, just the word exercise is discouraging. Making certain lifestyle changes, such as exercising and maintaining a healthy diet, are key factors in your success after a bariatric procedure. Remember, a […]