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Obesity Surgery Cost Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Cost.

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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

SparkPeople.com 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

Got some odd looks in the surgery waiting area whe
Updated 6/17/2016 7:08:31 PM

Got some odd looks in the surgery waiting area when I pulled out my resistance loop band and started exercising. But it helped me with my nervous energy, and gave me something productive to do which beats just being scared and anxious...  Read more

Has anybody had surgery for exploded blood veins ?
Updated 6/16/2016 9:36:43 AM

Has anybody had surgery for exploded blood veins ? I'm having it done in a couple of weeks and not sure what to expect :/ #nervous...  Read more

Recommitting.... How many times can a person recommit? I've struggled with serious obesity issues my
Updated 6/15/2016 11:33:20 AM

Recommitting.... How many times can a person recommit? I've struggled with serious obesity issues my whole life so I feel like I've recommitted to working on my problems a life time's worth of times. #recommitting #newday...  Read more

Just had toe surgery just as I had started walking
Updated 6/15/2016 1:59:51 AM

Just had toe surgery just as I had started walking again. I hope I don't loose my incentive during time I can't exercise....  Read more

Had my thyroid removed in February due to thyroid cancer. I've gained 10 pounds since the surgery
Updated 6/14/2016 5:13:30 PM

Had my thyroid removed in February due to thyroid cancer. I've gained 10 pounds since the surgery and struggling to lose. Anyone else out there who doesn't have a thyroid that's struggling? My endocrinologist wants me to lose 45 pounds...HELP...  Read more

One of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.

Obesity TreatmentOne of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.The treatment for obesity is weight loss, and there are a number of ways to achieve that, including:Diet and lifestyle changesPrescription medicinesWeight-loss surg...  Read more

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to SpreadA new report outlining how obesity threatens America's future reveals that obesity rates climbed over the past year in 16 states, and not a single state reported a decline in the proportion of excessi...  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