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What do Post-Op Weight Loss Surgery Patients Snack on?

05/10/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Do you ever wonder what people talk about in Support Group? In a Tuesday night Support Group last month for patients greater than one year post-op, patients shared their snack ideas!  Snacking is an area you have to watch out for, especially when you’re farther out post-op from a weight loss surgery procedure. There are some times that snacking is a good idea. Usually, this is when you are going longer periods between your meals. Here are some ideas patients brought up in Support Group……

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Notes to our Moms: Happy Mother’s Day

05/08/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Our moms bear witness to our lives and love us through it all. I’ve talked to so many people who have won their struggle with weight through the support of a loving mother. My mom has been through her own weight struggles, and she’s seen me struggle as well—and she helped me so much, just by being understanding. As a tribute to our mothers, I thought we could start a chain-letter to our moms this Mother’s Day weekend. So I’ll start here, and you can post a note to your…

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Friday Fun: Walk the Talk at the Clinic

05/07/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Looking for a way to burn calories and meet friends at the same time? Join us weekly for a walking program and support group that will help keep you on track with your goals! We meet every Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Clarian Bariatrics outpatient clinic (6640 Intech Blvd., Suite 300, in Indianapolis, IN, 46278). At these groups we will walk, talk, and get fit together! Feel free to bring a sack lunch and chat with us during the support group meeting after the walk. Make sure you bring…

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For Hopeful Moms-to-Be: Weight Loss Surgery Before Pregnancy Reduces Risks

05/06/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I’ve read a lot of articles lately by women who want to get pregnant but are worried about the effects of their weight on the baby (see latest findings here) and on themselves during childbirth. But there’s been news from the British Medical Journal that indicates that many risks surrounding a dangerous delivery decrease if mom undergoes weight loss surgery before conceiving. Here’s an excerpt from the WebMD.com report of these findings: In the study, published in British Medical…

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Clarian to Announce Bold Vision That Clearly Defines Statewide Focus

05/05/2010 | CommunityAnnouncements

INDIANAPOLIS - After launching the most significant customer and market research in the history of Clarian Health - which included gaining insight from nearly 1,400 patients and their families, referring physicians and staff members throughout the state - Clarian is announcing an historic change to more clearly define its mission and statewide focus. Clarian will change its name to Indiana University Health effective early 2011. Indiana University Health will better identify Clarian’s unique…

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Save the Date: American Lung Association Walk

05/05/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

You're Invited! What: American Lung Association Lung Walk (this walk has options for a 1 mile walk route or 5K walk route) When: Saturday, June 5th 9:00am Where: Carmel Monon Center (Monon Community Center)           1235 Central Park Drive East, Carmel, IN 46032 **All Clarian Bariatrics team walkers get a FREE "Walk the Talk" T-Shirt!** Come join Clarian Bariatrics patients a month from today as we "Walk the Talk" for the American Lung Association! Join our team and…

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Reminder: Medically Supervised Weight Loss Seminar Tomorrow

05/04/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Curious about losing weight with professional medical help—and without weight loss surgery? Come to our free Medically Supervised Weight Loss seminar tomorrow night (Wednesday night) at 6:30 p.m. at the Clarian Bariatrics Clinic located at 6640 Intech Blvd., Suite 300, at Intech Park in Indianapolis. We’ll discuss how our bariatric physicians, expert nutritionists, and fitness coaches at Clarian Bariatrics can help you get started on a safe and steady path to a healthier weight. Call…

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Favorite Fitness Finds: Healthwise Exercise

05/03/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The world of exercise videos can sometimes be hard to navigate—especially if you are a beginner exerciser or experience physical limitations because of arthritis, excess weight, or recovery from weight loss surgery. But there are some video series available out there that focus on exercise programs that will help those folks specifically! Unfortunately, they aren’t advertised widely, and you don’t see them often at the store…so they require some searching. I’m always…

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Coming In May to Clarian Bariatrics

05/01/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

We’ve got a lot of events coming up at Clarian Bariatrics Clinic that you won’t want to miss. If you’ve ever been curious about how to lose weight without surgery, and with the help of physicians and nutritionists instead, come to one of our free Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program Seminars at the Clinic on these dates: May 12 - 6:30 PM May 19 - 6:30 PM May 26 - 12 Noon If you’d like some extra support on your journey, plan on attending Open Office Support Group with…

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Friday Fun: Spring Fling Festival at Clarian North Tomorrow!

04/30/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Looking for some family fun, rain or shine? Celebrate spring with Clarian North at the annual Spring Fling Family Fest! Saturday, May 1, NOON - 3:00 P.M. Clarian North Medical Center 11700 N. Meridian St., Carmel, IN Organized by RE/MAX Legends Group of Castleton Fun for the entire family, the event includes FREE food, drinks, games, prizes, and more! • Test drive the da Vinci robot used in minimally invasive surgery • Try navigating the bicycle safety course • Visit the LifeLine Helicopter,…

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