Woman loses over 60kg after she couldn’t fit into a 3XL shirt

  Kimberly Thompson is 5 feet 5 inches tall and currently weighs 150 pounds. In 2016, she underwent gastric bypass surgery and committed to a lifestyle change after realising the harm her weight was causing to her health and her life. This is the story of her weight-loss journey. The turning point My weight was […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery Tied to Diabetes Remission

(Reuters Health) – Three in four obese people with diabetes who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) experienced remission of their diabetes within a year after surgery, a Danish study found. Five years later, 27% of those who achieved remission had relapsed, the study also found. However, the total proportion of people in remission held steady, […]

Weight Loss Surgery: What to Expect

How Does Weight Loss Surgery Work? There isn’t just one operation. There are several kinds of these metabolic and bariatric surgeries, as doctors call them. They work in one of the following ways: Limit how much food your stomach can hold, so you eat less and lose weight. Stop your digestive system from absorbing some […]

20 Celebrities Who Have Had Weight Loss Surgery

A lot of people have the misconception that celebrities have it easy. Many of them do, at least from outward appearances. However, that doesn’t mean that they never have any challenges that they are required to overcome, not by a long shot. The truth is, they might even have a few more challenges than most […]

How well does bariatric surgery work? We asked 11 people who got it.

Bariatric surgery is medicine’s best treatment for weight loss. But it fails about 1 in 10 patients. Obesity doctors now consider bariatric surgery to be the most effective and durable treatment for obesity, a disease that’s erupted into a full-blown epidemic in America since the 1970s. The argument in favor of the most effective bariatric procedures, the […]

17 Things No One Tells You About Losing Weight

Are you looking forward to losing weight? If so, there are some things worth knowing and keeping in mind that are involved in the process of losing weight. Below you will find things no one tells you about losing weight and that are generally un-emphasized, as well as some things to look forward to when […]

Why Vitamin B12 is Important After Bariatric Surgery

Though there are many benefits patients experience after they’ve had bariatric surgery, the surgery does have side effects, especially if the patient has had a type of surgery that bypasses much of their stomach. One of the side effects is that it’s hard for the body to absorb Vitamin B12, or cobalamin. Read more to […]

25 Celebrity Weight Loss Transformations

All the inspiration you need to start shedding pounds. Losing weight is hard. Losing weight in the public eye? Now, that’s something else entirely, coming with all sorts of pressure and scrutiny. But these guys did it. Of course, we can credit the personal chefs, nutritionists, trainers, and others who made it all happen, but […]

How to Prepare for Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is a type of bariatric surgery used to help people struggling with severe obesity lose weight. This is a major surgery, which will require significant recovery. If you receive surgery you will need to make major lifestyle changes.[1]Before committing yourself to this procedure talk with experts in the field about whether this is […]

12 Things You Should Know About RNY Gastric Bypass

Once you decide to pursue a bariatric weight loss solution, whether it is the RNY Gastric Bypass or any other surgical procedure, you will have an important conversation with your surgeon about which procedure will ultimately help you lose the most weight as safely as possible. This will be determined by examining a list of […]

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