bariatric & medical weight loss Articles

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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Join us at seminar next week!

10/03/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Join us for an educational seminar to speak with our Indianapolis surgeons, nutritionists and past patients to learn how bariatric weight loss surgery can help you gain control of your weight, regain health and start a new life. The next FREE seminar will be held at Clarian Bariatrics' INTECH Park location on Thursday, October 8 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please fill out our online registration form or call 317-275-7010 or 877-275-2555 (toll free) to reserve your…

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Make the Grade

10/02/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

WebMD the Magazine featured in its September issue a segment called “Ask the School Nurse.” There were four sections under "Make the Grade – Get Kids Off to a Healthy Start This School Year," with these tips for good nutrition, reduced stress, regular exercise and healthy habits. I have put them below: Lunchbox Lessons Primary colors. Load up their lunchboxes with a colorful mix of fruits and vegetables to keep them energized and ready to learn. Apples, pears, berries, dried fruit,…

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Let Yourself Be Imperfect

10/02/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

More inspirations from Katie Jay! So, you don’t understand the task your boss has asked you to do. Your car needs a good cleaning and you have to drive a coworker to lunch. Your bills are due and you can’t find your check book. Being imperfect is stressful, but it’s also human. Can you let yourself off the hook? Can you remind yourself that in the long run, you won’t be remembered for the condition of your car? When you allow yourself to be human, you can let go of all kinds…

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