bariatrics weight loss Articles

Have Cravings? Come to Behavior Change Group Tomorrow!

05/31/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. at the Bariatrics Clinic, Behavior Change Group will focus on the mind-issues behind bad eating behaviors. Come focus on the topic of “Crushing Cravings” with us, and learn more about how to stop problem snacking before it has the chance to sabotage your weight loss. Whether you’re dieting, preparing for weight loss surgery, or are now relearning how to eat post-weight loss surgery, Behavior Change Group is here to help! As the facilitator, I’m…

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This Weekend: American Lung Association Walk

05/31/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Saturday, June 5th at 9:00am, come to the Carmel Monon Center (Monon Community Center) located at 1235 Central Park Drive East, Carmel, IN 46032 for the American Lung Association Walk! The walk has both a one-mile or 5K option available, so patients of all pre- or post-weight loss surgery stages will be able to enjoy this fitness challenge. **All Clarian Bariatrics team walkers get a FREE "Walk the Talk" T-Shirt!** Come join Clarian Bariatrics patients as we "Walk the Talk" for the American Lung…

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Coming Next Week in Support Group

05/29/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Back again! I just wanted to let you know that at Support Group at 6:00 p.m. on June 1, I’ll be presenting the night’s special topic: Motivation to Move! Come ready to talk about what’s keeping you from your fitness goals, and I’ll find a way to help you get back in motion! Whether you’re pre-weight loss surgery, a few weeks post-op, or not wanting to lose weight through surgery, I’ll be there to help you meet your weight loss goals. New patients should know that…

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Friday Fun: An Invitation to Make a Difference

05/28/2010 | 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 as we "Walk the Talk" for the American Lung Association! Join our team and participate in helping raise funds for the American Lung…

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Walk the Talk Tomorrow!

05/27/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Pack your lunch for tomorrow before you go to bed tonight, and be ready for a great time tomorrow! Come the Bariatrics Clinic on Friday at 11:30 AM for "Walk the Talk," a great way to exercise this spring while getting the supportive talk you need. Lunch is at noon after 30 minutes of walking, so don't forget your lunch bag! See you then!

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Weight Regain…What to Do?

05/26/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Why do people regain weight after weight loss surgery? Poor choices Snack foods/too many snacks Not paying attention to food plan Not exercising or decrease in current exercise Becoming too lax and adding too many “extra foods” Too many carbs How much regain is normal? Some weight regain happens for Gastric Bypass patients around 18 months post-weight loss surgery. Allow yourself a 5-pound window. Your weight can fluctuate based on time of the day, sodium intake, etc . If you go above…

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Reminder: Open Office Tonight

05/25/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Open Office with me, Dr. Hilgendorf, is today from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at the Bariatrics Center in Intech Park. If you’re a patient with us, and you’re struggling with your weight loss journey, Open Office is your place to go for a free consultation with an experienced psychologist. Don’t let your worries weigh you down! Come and discuss any personal issues holding you back from your weight loss and life goals at tonight’s Open Office. I hope to see you there! Dr. Hilgendorf…

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Clarian Bariatrics Patient Celebration Day at the IMS 500 Track

05/25/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Clarian Bariatrics Patient Celebration on Pole Day Over 500 weight loss surgeries. A new, larger facility in Intech Park with space for seminars, exercise classes, and physical exams. Over 12,000 pre- and post-operative visits to the specialists at the Bariatrics Center. Thousands of excess pounds lost. Mobility—and lives--regained. It’s no wonder Clarian Bariatrics decided it was time to celebrate a fabulous year with their patients on Pole Day at the 500 Track last Saturday, May 22.…

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Clarian Bariatrics’ Dr. Mattar goes to Argentina!

05/24/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Our own Dr. Samer Mattar was very busy last week in South America! Here’s my Spanish-minor-turned-blogger translation of some snippets from an article written in Spanish from one of Argentina’s largest news sites, Diario UNO. The writer, Carina Pérez, reports on Dr. Mattar’s informational presentation offered to Argentina’s congressional meeting on obesity in this part of her article: Various studies in the US and Latin America show that, year by year, the cases of…

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Excited for Pole Day at the Indy 500 Track Tomorrow!

05/21/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

For those of you joining us tomorrow, Saturday, May 22, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: We are sorry to say that we are now out of tickets. Your enthusiasm for this event is wonderful! We are thrilled to be once again be hosting a special patient appreciation event on Pole Day by renting out the East Chalet, where our patients and a guest are invited to enjoy some food, tour the garages, and watch the drivers compete for their place on the Pole. Most importantly, we will…

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