bariatric & medical weight loss Articles

It Doesn’t Take Much, Part 1

05/29/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Do you ever feel guilty that you just don’t feel like pushing yourself extremely hard during workout sessions? I’ve heard this from patients before, and I want to make sure to help more people understand that exercise doesn’t have to be extremely intense to produce results. There are plenty of benefits that come from all kinds of intensities of exercises, but if you don’t enjoy high intensity activities…you don’t have to do them! Especially if you are a beginner…

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What to Expect During the Process

05/29/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

From their very first visit at Clarian Bariatrics, all patients receive extensive education about the incidence of obesity, the presumed causes of the epidemic rise in obesity, the medical, psychological, social and economic consequences of obesity, and the keys to maintained successful weight loss. These educational sessions are conducted by physicians, nurses, nutritionists, psychologists and other experts. The sessions are also attended by former patients who provide a personal perspective of…

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Cooking Class is Here!

05/28/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Want to know more about how to be successful before AND after weight loss surgery? Come to Clarian Bariatric’s Cooking Class! Learn about disease-fighting power-packed foods, and how to make them taste delicious. Come have a blast of an evening with us! Just sign up….IT’S FREE! Where: Clarian Bariatrics When: Thursday, June 25 at 6 p.m. Why: To learn healthy cooking habits for you and your family How: Just sign-up! Send an e-mail to Annessa at: achumble@clariannorth.com or call…

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News article: Pedometers may be key to preventing obesity

05/28/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Have you ever walked around with a pedometer before? I can be super competitive and I know that when I wear a pedometer I am more likely to get up and move around while I'm in the office instead of remaining sedentary all day. This article just proves that this little tool (which is relatively inexpensive) can be a great way to help remain more active throughout the work day. What do you think? Do you have a pedometer you use regularly? Are you more willing to buy one now? They don't have…

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May Support Group Recap, Part II

05/27/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Practice positive self talk every day. Repeat the following affirmations everyday to promote long-term changes. I deserve to be happy and successful I have the power to change myself I can make my own choices and decisions I am free to choose to live as I wish and to give priority to my desires I can choose happiness whenever I wish no matter what my circumstances I am flexible and open to change in every aspect of my life It is enough to have done my best I deserve to be loved I will take responsibility…

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In the Race for Health…There is No Finish Line

05/27/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

As we build our support and teams to help us keep healthy and we set off on the race to better health, it is important to remember that there is no finish line. In order to stay healthy and mobile throughout life, it takes life-long effort. There is no finish line, because living a healthy lifestyle requires a transformation in daily habits, choices, and activities that promote good health. During this journey, it is important to practice these everyday and learn that these practices will be necessary…

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May Support Group Recap, Part I

05/26/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The Clarian Bariatrics support group meeting for gastric lap band patients was held on Wednesday, May 20. This month's topic was "Developing a Positive Self Message." Most self talk is negative. Negative self-talk may cause you to doubt yourself, create uncertainty, and perpetuate poor self esteem and poor self confidence. Since self-talk is mostly negative, this will work against you in the long run. Change your self talk to positive self message. Changing to positive self-talk will give you…

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Join us!

05/26/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Have you been wondering if weight loss surgery is right for you? Then consider joining us at a FREE informational seminar! At the session you can learn about bariatric weight loss options (gastric bypass or Lap Band among others) and about bariatric surgery costs. Indianapolis bariatric surgeons and staff will be on hand to answer your questions and you are welcomed to bring as many support people along as you would like. Visit this Web site to find a date that works well for you. We can't wait…

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Happy Memorial Day!

05/25/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Did you know the history of this holiday? Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service. First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War (it is celebrated near the day of reunification after the civil war), it was expanded after World War I to include American casualties of any war or military action. (From U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs) While you are enjoying time with friends and family today, please take a minute…

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