bariatrics weight loss Articles

Who is a candidate for weight loss surgery?

10/14/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The following factors will be considered in determining if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery:     You have tried to lose weight by changing your eating habits and exercise and are still severely obese.     You are unable to perform routine daily activities without being seriously affected.     You understand the procedure and the lifestyle changes you will need to make after bariatric surgery.     You are motivated to make a lifelong behavioral commitment…

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Celebrating My “Surgiversary,” Part I

10/10/2009 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

October 2009 marked my two year re-birth date! I’m still learning to be a Bariatric patient even after two years into my weight loss journey. Some thoughts I’d like to share: Bari bellies are a sensitive piece of real estate! It is crucial that I respect my piece of real estate and give it the proper nourishment/vitamins it needs. Protein, protein and more protein along with hydration or I’m feeling down in the dumps! A lifestyle/behavior change is a necessary daily practice. If…

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What will be required of me to have a successful outcome?

10/10/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The success of your bariatric surgery depends greatly on your understanding that you MUST change your lifestyle. Having the surgery is only the beginning. DIETARY CHANGES – You should be prepared to make substantial and permanent changes to your eating habits to ensure that you reach an ideal, healthy weight and maintain that weight. Dietary guidelines vary from surgeon to surgeon – the key is to adhere to the plan given to you by your surgeon. Here are some common dietary guidelines…

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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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