Dr. Giannone Answers Online Users’ Weight Loss Surgery Questions
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Dr. Giannone Answers Online Users’ Weight Loss Surgery Questions

You had questions, and Dr. Giannone had answers. On November 19, Instagram and Facebook users submitted their burning questions about bariatric surgery to Jonathan Giannone, MD, and he responded by dropping some knowledge. In case you missed it, here’s a recap. How long will I be in the hospital, and off work recovering? The hospital...

Preventing Holiday Weight Gain Pre & Post Op Bariatric Surgery!!!
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Preventing Holiday Weight Gain Pre & Post Op Bariatric Surgery!!!

The holiday season is here!  This is the season to celebrate with friends and family, which often involves eating, and lots of it. This time of celebration can also come with some unwanted pounds.  According to the National Institute of Health, holiday eating can result in and extra pound or two every year, if not...

Does Your New Year’s Resolution Involve Weight Loss?
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Does Your New Year’s Resolution Involve Weight Loss?

As we approach the new year, many of us have thought long and hard about what our New Year’s resolution will be. It is very likely that  improving health and weight loss will be involved in your resolution. Do you find yourself making the same resolution year after year?  Been there, done that? Tried this...

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How Will You Survive The Holidays After Weight Loss Surgery??
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How Will You Survive The Holidays After Weight Loss Surgery??

The Holidays are here!! Celebrations usually involve food… Stay focused and you too can enjoy this holiday season after weight loss surgery! 1. Adhere to your nutrition plan the best you can. Make sure to get adequate protein and fluids after having weight loss surgery.  You can incorporate some of your favorite holiday dishes into...

Preventing Holiday Weight Gain Before and After Weight Loss Surgery
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Preventing Holiday Weight Gain Before and After Weight Loss Surgery

The holiday season is upon us. This is the season to celebrate with friends and family, which often involves eating, and lots of it. This time of celebration can also come with some unwanted pounds.  According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in and extra pound or two every year, if...

December 8, 2018November 15, 2019by
Do You Need Gynecomastia Surgery?
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Do You Need Gynecomastia Surgery?

Maybe you’ve gained a little weight recently, or started a new medication. You look in the mirror and you see breasts, but here’s the catch: You’re a man. Is that normal? Not entirely. Gynecomastia—an overdevelopment of breast tissue in men—is not normal, but it’s also not particularly uncommon. Between 50 and 60 percent of adolescent...

Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery! What Can I Eat???
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Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery! What Can I Eat???

   How To Survive Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery   Thanksgiving can be a challenging time for anyone concerned about cutting calories and or controlling their food intake.  This festive time of year poses unique challenges to those who have had weight loss surgery including the gastric band, gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy. What should you prepare or...

When Should You Get Bariatric Surgery?
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When Should You Get Bariatric Surgery?

You’ve tried everything to lose weight. You started with the latest diet and exercise fads. Predictably, the scale didn’t move. Next you moved on to a strategy that should have worked: Maybe you tried counting calories, maybe you followed the Mediterranean diet, maybe you just made better food choices. And, you made sure to get...

Should I Get a Sleeve Gastrectomy or an Adjustable Gastric Band?
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Should I Get a Sleeve Gastrectomy or an Adjustable Gastric Band?

For the right candidate, bariatric surgery can be a life-changing and life-enhancing experience. But, there are a number of procedures available, so how do you know which one is right for you? In this blog, we’ll take a look at two of the most effective surgeries for weight loss: sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric banding...