Webinar 6/23/2016

Falling off the Wagon and Hopping Back On by Linda McGavisk, PA-C

Feeling Deprived- When we diet, we often feel deprived of our favorite foods. We have spent a lifetime enjoying certain foods and restricting them leaves us craving them. Because the foods being avoided are usually abundantly available and because food…

Dr. Barry Greene

Adjustable Gastric Band for $11,700

The price you can afford, the quality you deserve… Lap Band approved for BMI ≥30 Not everyone’s insurance policy covers bariatric (weight loss) surgery. At Advanced Weight Loss Surgery we see many patients who don’t have bariatric surgery coverage or…

Dr Barry Greene

A Tool or a Quick Fix?

Some people view bariatric surgery as a quick fix for obesity, but at Advanced Weight Loss Surgery, more is expected of our patients than just showing up for the procedure. Weight loss surgery is a weight loss tool, and requires…

Dr Barry Greene

Diabetes Increasing in Every State

The main cause of the increase is clear: Americans’ expanding waistlines. “The diabetic epidemic has gone hand-in-hand with the increases in obesity,” said lead researcher Linda Geiss, a statistician in CDC’s division of diabetes translation. Type 2 diabetes is closely…

Dr. Barry Greene

Risk Factors for Slipping Your Band

Slipping a gastric band is a rare, but significant complication following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. We have had a few slipped bands in our practice over the years and have taken care of many patients who have had bands placed…

Dr. Barry Greene

The Importance of Journaling

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra Our patients achieve a better understanding of their diet, exercise and weight loss goals when they journal.  Write it down…everything!  You wouldn’t leave your…