Winning through Losing: A Weight Loss Surgery Podcast with Garden State Bariatrics
Nutrition Tips for Bariatric Patients
Surgery is a tool and must be coupled with ongoing lifestyle changes to support immediate and lifelong success and sustain a medically healthy weight. The GSBWC in-house nutritional program provides the counsel, support and expertise needed for pre and post-surgery support. Wynnie Hoodis, MS, RDN, shares important information about good nutrition for patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
The Importance of Label Reading for Smart Grocery Shopping
It is very important for people trying to lose weight to gather information on the products they are eating. Food labels can help you determine the nutritional content of a food item. You can use them to compare different items by using the Nutrition Facts label to choose the healthier option. Wynnie Hoodis, MS, RDN, provides great tips to label reading and grocery shopping for severely overweight people that are considering or undergoing bariatric surgery.
Meet Dr. Basil Yurcisin
Dr. Basil Yurcisin is a seasoned bariatric and general surgeon, trained at one of the world’s top fellowship programs in bariatrics and minimally invasive surgery. Listen in and get to know Dr. Yurcisin, one of GSBW top surgeons.
The ReShape Balloon for Weight Loss
Garden State Bariatrics is now offering the ReShape Dual Balloon procedure to eligible patients. The gastric balloon is inserted into the stomach through the month and filled with saline. This will reduce the amount of food the stomach can hold which in turn leaves the patient feeling full faster. You can leave this in the stomach for six months. Dr. Basil Yurcisin shares who might be a good candidate for this procedure, the benefits and how it can help jumpstart your weightloss journey.
The Importance of Post-op Compliance
After you've had any surgery or procedure, it's extremely important to comply with your post-op instructions. Your post-op care is crucial and can determine how long the healing process can take. Dr. Basil Yurcisin discusses why complying with post-op care is essential and why you should follow instructions carefully.
What You Need to Know About Gastric Bypass Surgery
If you are considering weight loss surgery, Gastric Bypass surgery may be right for you. Dr. Michael Bilof discusses the Gastric Bypass procedure and what you can expect if this is the procedure you choose for your weight loss journey.
Duodenal Switch Surgery
The duodenal switch (DS) may be the most effective bariatric treatment for improving diabetes, hyperlipidemia, high cholesterol, high triglycerides and sleep apnea. Dr. Michael Bilof discusses the duodenal switch and how it results in more weight loss than any other procedure.
The Gastric Sleeve
The advent of the gastric sleeve as an insurance-approved procedure for weight loss surgery took place in early 2010. Garden State Bariatrics has offered the gastric sleeve since its approval in 2010 and considers it one of the newest, best tools out there for long term permanent weight loss. In this fascinating segment Dr. Basil Yurcisin, discusses the gastric sleeve procedure for weight loss and how it is certainly one of our specialties.
Life After Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric surgery is seen as a vital tool in a person's weight-loss journey, however it can really be a whole new beginning. Your life will change in so many ways, and it is important to know that after you've had surgery there are a few steps you need to take to assure that your weight loss is permanent. In this podcast Dr. Basil Yurcisin shares what life is like after bariatric surgery for those that under go one of our procedures.
The Gastric Band Failed … Now What?
If you are someone who had gastric band bariatric surgery several years ago and did not lose the amount of weight you had wanted to lose or initially lost weight but then regained it, don't fret...it is quite possible we have a solution for you! In this podcast Dr. Michael Bilof, founder of Garden State Bariatrics, joins the show to discuss Revisional Bariatric Surgery and what you can expect if you need to have your Gastric Band replaced with one of the newer forms of Bariatrics.
Is Bariatric Surgery Right For Me?
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services more than 12.5 million Americans are severely overweight. At Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center, we know that being obese can include many health difficulties and comorbidities. It can put you at a higher risk for diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea and more. In this podcast Dr. Michael Bilof, founder of Garden State Bariatrics, joins the show to discuss the questions you...