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This Job is Killing Me: Pete Klismet

The truth about gastric surgery to lose weight

By Pete Klismet

 

“Ok, I’m too fat. Oh, I know… I’ll just go get a gastric bypass!” … 1,642 more words

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Will You, Will I Do What Is Needed?

We visit again the fact that we, for the most part know what needs doing but are challenged by the actual doing. We know that WLS is a good tool but like any other tool it must be used to exploit and enjoy the results of it. 67 more words

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Who Can Get The ORBERA Balloon?

Currently, there are over 220,000 ORBERA balloons in over 80 countries, making our ORBERA program a leader in the gastric balloon treatment. With that in mind, our ORBERA program is ideal for patients who need/want to lose 20-30 pounds with a body mass index (BMI) of 30-40 and have had several attempts at weight loss with diets, exercise and other programs. 348 more words

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Weekly Weigh-In

It’s gonna be short and sweet this week. I gained 3 pounds. I was a bit upset about that but it is what it is. It’s my cycle week and on weigh day, I was on day 3- 4. 21 more words

Life

ORBERA Intragastric Balloon | Bariatric Balloon 101

The ORBERA gastric balloon is a spherical silicone smooth surface balloon filled with saline that floats within the walls of the stomach to aid in weight loss. 341 more words

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Weighing In: Playing Catch Up

So, life has been happening and I have been crazy busy with living it. Unfortunately, my consistency with blogging has suffered but I am here to get you all caught up. 535 more words

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Week 2 - 9kg down

I like to call this week, Mush Week. Not “mush” as in the word you say to make sled dogs go – “mush”  as in what I have to reduce my food to in order to eat it. 432 more words

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