Category Archives: Weight Loss Surgery

August 8, 2013

The Mirror Lies

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. If I had a grain of rice for every time someone told me they don’t like what they see in the mirror, I could solve world huger.  The complaint goes something like this, “I’m doing the … Continue reading

January 28, 2013

Pregnancy After Weight Loss Surgery

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  Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. “I never thought it could happen so quickly!”  After 9 years of struggling with infertility, Susan was now 9 weeks out from her sleeve gastrectomy and 8 weeks pregnant.  Her 10 year wedding anniversary happened … Continue reading

December 31, 2012

Excess Skin After Weight Loss Surgery

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. One of the most common concerns that I hear from people who are about to undergo weight loss surgery is the excess skin that can accompany significant weight loss.  There is no speculation about the source … Continue reading

November 20, 2012

Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2013

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. For the past 7 years, the Cleveland Clinic has chosen 10 medical innovations that they feel will change the medical landscape in the coming year.  Over 110 experts make their nominations which are then examined by … Continue reading

October 29, 2012

More Evidence that Weight Loss Surgery Can Cure Diabetes

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. Weight loss surgery can cure diabetes.  You read that correctly!  Weight loss surgery can cure diabetes. Over the past 20 or so years, bariatric surgeons have noticed the profound effects that weight loss surgery has had … Continue reading

October 7, 2012

Success After Weight Loss Surgery- Show Up

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. “What can I do to improve my chances for success after my weight loss procedure?”  As a bariatric surgeon, I am often asked this question.  Of course, success is dependent on many factors, most of which … Continue reading

September 27, 2012

Functional Goals After Weight Loss Surgery

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. Linda (not her real name) was 14 months after her sleeve gastrectomy, and she was very concerned.  “I’ve stopped losing weight, and I’m not where I want to be yet.”  She had hit a weight loss … Continue reading

September 17, 2012

Reset Button – The 6-Day Pouch Reset

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Dekeyzer-James The Internet is like a massive alien bazaar — whatever you could possibly want is out there for you to look at, buy, sell, or trade. Whatever subject you’re interested in is out there — all you … Continue reading

September 12, 2012

Weight Loss Surgery vs. The Biggest Loser

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. I couldn’t believe my ears!!  I was speaking with a fellow general surgeon, and I had just quoted him a huge meta-analysis of over 22,000 patients that demonstrated the amazing successes with weight loss surgery.  His … Continue reading

September 10, 2012

My First Experience with the Paleo Diet

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- J. Taylor Paleo diet, Caveman diet, Adam & Eve diet – call it what you will, but it all means the same thing;  the only carbs you get on the Paleo diet come from fresh veggies and fruit.   … Continue reading

 
 
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