bariatrics weight loss Articles

Clarian Bariatrics’ Sarah Muntel interviewed for Meatless Mondays

12/24/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Sarah Muntel, registered dietician with Clarian Bariatrics, was interviewed for an article in the Indianapolis Recorder called "Meatless Mondays". Meatless Mondays Studies show reducing meat improves health By JESSICA WILLIAMS-GIBSON Published: Thursday, December 23, 2010 10:35 AM EST Meat is one of the five food groups, but researchers and dieticians are asking folks to rethink how meat plays a part in their nutritional intake. “Meat is a very important part of our diet. Protein is essential…

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Liver Reduction Diet-Friendly Holiday Appetizer!

12/23/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Are you looking for Liver Reduction Diet-Friendly Christmas Appetizer? Becky's Spicy Salmon Cucumber Stack Ingredients: Cucumber Smoked Salmon Dressing Ingredients: Wasabi Paste - 1 Tbsp or more to taste Lemon Juice - 2 Tbsp or more to taste Fresh Dill - 2-3 sprigs finely chopped Greek Yogurt - 1 cup Create dressing by combining dressing ingredients in this order: Wasabi paste, Lemon Juice (mix together until liquid consistency), dill and Greek Yogurt. Slice Cucumbers. Spread dressing onto cucumbers.…

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Clarian Bariatrics Support Group Survey

12/23/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Support Group Survey We are busy planning our 2011 year. We would love to know your feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey and then reply to Let us know what you’ve liked about support group, suggestions you have for improvement or topics and events you’d like to see in the future. Thanks for your time! How often to you attend Support Group? What groups have you enjoyed the most? What groups have you enjoyed the least? What group format do…

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Article: Bariatric Surgery Trends and Predictions for 2011

12/22/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Bariatric Surgery Trends and Predictions for 2011 from the Editors of Consumer Guide to Bariatric Surgery (PRLEAP.COM) The editors of Consumer Guide to Bariatric Surgery are gazing into their crystal ball to see what 2011 will bring for the hundreds of thousands of people who are considering or have already undergone weight loss surgery. Here’s what we think they can expect: New Bariatric Surgery on the Horizon Some U.S. bariatric surgeons are excited about laparoscopic greater curvature plication,…

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See You at Clarian Bariatrics Support Groups this Week!

12/21/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

December 21st : 5:30-6:00 Total Body Fitness                                  6:00-7:00 Divided Support Group New Patients: Resolve Not To Resolve… Dr. Kim Gorman >1 year: Holiday Christmas Pitch In (Bring a dish to share with the recipe and wear your Christmas Sweater. Prize to the best dish)… Sarah Muntel, RD Band Group: Planning A Healthy Holiday… Jennifer Gregoline, RD 7:00-8:00 Behavior…

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Recipe for Soft Foods Category

12/20/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

For post-weight loss surgery patients who are able to eat soft foods, here is a great recipe from! Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie Here’s a Shepherd’s Pie that is meat-free but still packed with protein, so perfect for bariatrics! The filling is made of root vegetables and a convenient can of mixed beans then topped with a cheesy sweet potato mash. Ingredients Fry Light cooking spray 1 large red onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped into chunks 2 parsnips,…

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Three Categories of Foods for Bariatric Patients

12/19/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I found this website that I thought did a great job breaking down the different types of foods and stages that bariatric weight loss surgery patients go throught. The website provides recipe options for all three stages which are: fluids, soft foods, and food for life. As the website summarizes: "There are 3 basic stages of eating after weight-loss surgery, regardless of type. ‘FLUIDS’, the first, is often considered to be the most challenging... If you do not…

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Re-post: Understanding Bariatric and Obesity Definitions

12/18/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

When this blog was first started, we posted different definitions from time to time, to help those who may be new to our blog, be new to researching about bariatric surgery, or as a refresher for anyone who needed it. I think it would be a great idea to start that again! So, I found an old post with some basic definitions - and hopefully we can keep up with it from time to time! Bariatric: The word "bariatric" means, "the branch of medicine concerned with the management (prevention or control) of…

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Caroline Koley Named Chief Nursing Officer at Clarian Saxony Medical Center

12/16/2010 | Announcements

INDIANAPOLIS - Caroline Koley, APRN, MS, NPc, CNS, has been named chief nursing officer of Clarian Saxony Medical Center, ending a national search for a nurse leader who will help open the new 42-bed facility in 2011 on Indianapolis’ northeast side. Koley is the chief administrator of advanced providers at Indiana Clinic, a partnership of Clarian Health and the Indiana University School of Medicine. She will continue to support the Indiana Clinic until her duties can be transitioned. Previously,…

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