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Obesity Surgery Cost Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Cost.

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Are You Fit to Climb the Corporate Ladder?

College degree? Check. Professional resume? Double check. Perfect health? Ah, not so fast. What does your health have to do with your career? Plenty. Besides having the right skills and qualifications for your profession, you may also want t...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

From Wallet to Waistline

Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food industry'...  Read more

I am a pre bariatric surgery patient. This app was
Updated 2/7/2016 4:38:30 PM

I am a pre bariatric surgery patient. This app was suggested to track my food. . I have gained and lost a lot of pounds over many years. I feel like it is the right choice has anyone else gone this route. I made an informed thoughtful decision....  Read more

Hello everyone, I'm having gastric sleeve surgery
Updated 2/6/2016 2:19:35 AM

Hello everyone, I'm having gastric sleeve surgery done on feb 11, has anyone done this before and any tips?...  Read more

If your doctor is pressuring you have surgery you

If your doctor is pressuring you have surgery you don't want, maybe it's not a good fit with you and that doctor. There's a difference between suggesting (or highly suggesting) and pressuring....  Read more

Considering weight loss surgery.....I have already
Updated 2/2/2016 5:58:55 PM

Considering weight loss surgery.....I have already backed out once, but considering it again. Anyone here who has done it and regretted it, or anyone here who can talk me out of it again?...  Read more

Liz, I'm a knee surgery survivor (ligament replace

Liz, I'm a knee surgery survivor (ligament replacement/fractured kneecap) so I understand...can you do stationary bike or a real bike? I've found it's a great non-impact exercise and great for strengthening my legs to help my knees....  Read more

What it takes!!!

It takes getting sick and tired too many times to make me get back on track....  Read more

The Plan

Buy "The Plan" by Lyn Genet Recitas. It costs about $20 and will change your life if you can stick with it. I've lost 11 lbs since July 29th (and that's with stopping for 2 weeks because of mouth surgery). The premise is finding which foods are healt...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

Could Your Weight-Loss Expenses Be Tax Deductible?

Obesity and its medical complications are an expensive problem in the United States. Because the costs continue to rise, the government is offering tax incentives to entice people to lose weight. At this time of year when you're thinking about impr...  Read more

Would You Consider Weight Loss Surgery to Lose Just 20 Pounds?

Last week I spent time in the hospital with my father-in-law after he had fallen on Easter and had to be admitted due to a fractured arm which for many of us would have required surgery but because of his age and surgical risk, his orthopedic surgeon...  Read more