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Las Vegas Bariatrics Awarded BBB Industry Leader

Dr. Bernie Hanna, M.D. and our team at Las Vegas Bariatrics are proud and honored to announce that we were recently presented as a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Industry Leader. Since 2003, Las Vegas Bariatrics has worked tirelessly to help patients achieve a healthier life through medical and surgical weight loss along with extensive diet …

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How Fat Shaming Can Actually Make People Sick

We all know how important it is to stay in good shape. However, some people have an easier time with that than others. But with more resources than ever out there to help people lose weight, some people think they are doing a good thing when they bring up the weight issues of others. While …

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Weight Loss Surgery, The Right Way.

Wondering if Weight Loss Surgery is for you? When deciding if Weight Loss Surgery is right for you and which Bariatric surgical procedures work for you. Weight loss surgery causes weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold, causing malabsorption of nutrients, or by a combination of both gastric restriction and …

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10 Tips to Avoid Getting Stuffed this Thanksgiving

10 Tips to Avoid Getting Stuffed and Overeating on this Thanksgiving PLUS bonus tips for weight loss surgery clients Does overeating on Thanksgiving dinner weigh you down? If so, you are not alone. According to the Calorie Control Council, an association that represents the low and reduced-calorie food industry, the average American may consume 4 …

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How Does Our Hunger & Appetite Affect Us?

Hunger hormones:- Grehlin & Leptin How can Sleeve surgery play a role? How does our hunger and appetite affect us? Leptin is a hormone, made by fat cells, that decreases your appetite. Ghrelin is a hormone that increases appetite, and also plays a role in body weight. Leptin is a mediator of long-term regulation of …

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A Lesson on Restraint

It was Friday- the day before July 4th weekend. I’ve really wanted to try out this new BBQ joint that I hadn’t been to before. I was craving ribs given the nostalgia surrounding the time of year. I drove down there late afternoon, pulled up to this really local-looking, hole-in-the-wall joint. I could smell the …

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

During your search for weight loss solutions, you may have come across a technique known as gastric sleeve surgery. This has proven to be a very effective form of treatment for many people, but as with any type of surgery, it is important to do your research (and even call Las Vegas Bariatrics to arrange …

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Why You Need To Know Your Family Medical History

The instant one walks into a family practice to set up their health care, they are handed a stack of papers to complete. Among them is the family history worksheet. Anyone that hasn’t done one of these will be extra thrilled to get it, really they should be! While it takes some time, a family …

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Success With Gastric Sleeve After Bariatric Surgery

Are you one of those people who have already tried every nonsurgical method out there, like exercise and dieting to take off your excessive weight? Or has a family member or friend done the same just to be frustrated with the results? Then you might need to ask your healthcare provider in the event you …

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Important Factors To Consider When Choosing Weight Loss Surgery

While most patients that undergo weight-loss surgery experience very favorable results, there are lots of variables which could affect the overall success of an individual patient’s process and follow up treatment. Here are some important factors to consider as you attempt to ascertain whether weight loss surgery is right for you. Pre-surgery Weight Generally speaking, …

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