Is the keto diet safe for bariatric surgery?

Fist of all pre and post bariatric surgery we recommend following the diet provided to you by your Doctor or Dietitian. The keto diet involves slashing carbs (about 20 grams a day) and loading up on fat to get your body to enter into a state of ketosis. While in ketosis, your body breaks down …

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Pre Bariatric Surgery Diet

Your Pre Bariatric Surgery Diet is important. Losing weight before surgery helps reduce the amount of fat in and around your liver and abdomen. This may allow you to have a laparoscopy rather than open surgery. Laparoscopic surgery is less invasive, requires much less recovery time, and is easier on your body. Losing weight prior to surgery not only …

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Medical Weight Loss

Medical weight loss is the process of losing weight with the help and guidance of a healthcare professional, typically a doctor. The doctor uses their knowledge and medical experience to help the individual attempting to lose weight to create a realistic plan per each patient’s individual needs.

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How much does bariatric surgery cost?

How much does bariatric surgery cost? Bariatric surgery costs may vary depending on the patient’s health coverage or if a patient is paying cash. Our current cash price for Bariatric Surgery is  $9995.

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Bariatric Support Groups

Bariatric support groups can be extremely helpful and sometimes crucial to your success post bariatric surgery. It is always helpful to gain information and share experiences with others who have gone through the same procedure. Bariatric support groups can help keep you on track with your weight-loss goals. Join our Las Vegas Bariatrics Group on …

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What is VSG surgery?

What is VSG Surgery? VSG Surgery is also called a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. VSG Surgery is a surgical weight-loss procedure. This type of procedure is usually performed laparoscopically. Used by inserting small instruments through multiple small incisions in the upper abdomen. Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a technique of weight-loss surgery that involves altering the size …

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High Protein Diet

What is a High protein diet? A High Protein Diet is a diet which 20% or more of the total daily calories comes from protein. Most high protein diets are high in saturated fat and restrict intake of carbs. A high protein diet can bring quick weight loss because eliminating carbohydrates causes a loss of …

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What is calorie expenditure?

The calories you burn or use each day is also known as calorie expenditure. It includes the following three components: Resting energy expenditure. Which refers to the calories your body uses during rest for functions such as breathing and blood circulation. Thermic effect of food. This involves the calories your body uses while digesting, absorbing, …

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What Is a Caloric Deficit?

  What is a Caloric Deficit? When you consume fewer calories than you burn, you achieve a calorie deficit. For most people, a calorie deficit of 500 calories per day is sufficient for weight loss and unlikely to significantly affect your hunger or energy levels. If you provide your body fewer calories than it needs to …

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Type 2 Diabetes

Around 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes and about 90% of them have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes most often develops in people over age 45, but more and more children, teens, and young adults are affected. You may be able to manage your diabetes with healthy eating and being active, or your doctor may …

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