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Don’t forget about the Pumpkin Patch Festival tomorrow!

10/09/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Just a reminder that Clarian North will be hosting the Pumpkin Patch Festival on Saturday, October 10 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the north parking lot and Atrium of Clarian North Medical Center. This fun-filled, FREE family event is perfect for people of all ages! Click here for a flyer promoting the event. Highlights include:     * Bounce house     * Police and fire emergency vehicles     * Petting zoo     * Family photos     * Face painting  …

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What is the cost of weight loss surgery?

10/08/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

We recently received a blog comment asking about the cost of a typical procedure. While there are many variables as each patient is different, I thought I would re-run the posting as a way to answer some additional questions. I am often asked by prospective patients the price of Bariatric surgery. I try to give a ball park figure, but it is a price that I cannot quote exactly. Prior to surgery we verify the benefits available to each patient with their insurance plan. If insurance is not an option,…

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Recipe: Steamed Chicken and Vegetables with Soy Dipping Sauce

10/08/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Enjoy this delicious recipe from Cooking Light magazine. This works for those patients on the Liver Reduction Diet (LRD). Steamed Chicken and Vegetables with Soy Dipping Sauce 4 six-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves ¼ teas. Salt ¼ teas. Black pepper 3 cups 92 inch) slices asparagus 1 cup halved sugar snap peas ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce 2 Tabl. Rice vinegar 2 Tabl. Mirin (sweet rice wine) ½ teas. Dark sesame oil…

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Are you our “friend?”

10/07/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Have you become a fan of Clarian Bariatrics on Facebook? No?! What are you waiting for??? Our Facebook page is just another way that you can stay connected to the most recent happenings at Clarian Bariatrics. With photos, reminders of events and postings to news articles it is a great way to learn more about what we are up to and start conversations with other patients. Just click below to add us as a fan.    

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News article: Obesity will be biggest cancer cause within 10 years

10/07/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Another article from the OAC's e-newsletter. It is rather shocking that obesity has so quickly become such a serious health issue. You can read full text of the article by clicking here. Already up to one in twelve new cases of the disease are attributed to being overweight or obese and this proportion is set to increase as more quit smoking and stop hormone replacement therapy. Dr Andrew Renehan, a cancer expert at the University of Manchester, told a medical conference: "Obesity is catching…

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Clarian Bariatrics in the news!

10/06/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Thanks to everyone who has let me know that they've enjoyed my excercise series in the Indianapolis Star! I wanted to post the most recent edition, which features feet seat crunches. Click on the information below to read the article! Feet seat crunches Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis,IN,USA Erin Light, fitness coach for Clarian Bariatrics, 6640 Intech Blvd, Suite 300, ... Light works with those enrolled in Clarian Bariatrics' supervised ...  

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Join us at support group tonight!

10/06/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Come join us at support group this evening, and be among the first to sneak a peek at the new Clarian Bariatrics outpatient clinic! The Total Body Fitness Class will begin at 5:30 p.m. and All Patient Support Group will start at 6 p.m. Remember that we are now located in INTECH Park, Building 10 (just across the parking lot from the old location). The address is 6640 Intech Blvd, Suite 300. Please call us at 317-275-7010 with any questions. See you tonight! 

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More school tips for your family

10/05/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

WebMD the Magazine had a feature in its September 2009 issue called “Ask the School Nurse.” There were four sections under Make the Grade – Get kids off to a health start this school year with these tips for good nutrition, reduced stress, regular exercise, and healthy habits. Class action. Don’t assume your child is getting enough physical activity at school. Giving kids a change to move and get their heart rates up before studying makes it easier for them to learn. Ask your…

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News article: Obesity, alcohol, depression interlinked for women

10/05/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I read this article in the recent edition of the Obesity Action Coalition's e-newsletter. Alcohol abuse, obesity and depression seem to go hand in hand for many women, according to the first study to look at how the three relate to one another over time in young adults. Dr. Carolyn A. McCarty of Seattle Children's Research Institute and her colleagues also found that almost half of the men and women in their study suffered from at least one of these problems between the ages of 21 and 30.…

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Give People the Opportunity to Understand

10/05/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Here is the last of my "Small Bites" taken from Katie Jay. Perhaps you grow tired at times of explaining to others what you must do to maintain a healthy WLS lifestyle. You fear that people will challenge or judge you on the choice you have made to have WLS. Undoubtedly, there are people who will do that and sabotage your efforts to boot. However, know that there are probably even more people who would be understanding and supportive if they only knew what you face each day. There’s no need…

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