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Sharing Success Stories

05/22/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

We have received a lot of wonderful emails and comments about the successes that bariatric surgery has helped bring into peoples’ lives. And some of the biggest successes have come from the enjoyment from and ability to participate in a lot more physical activities. I’m learning about people who can do all kinds of activities from spending all day working in the backyard to walking the entire Indianapolis Mini-Marathon this year! We are truly enjoying hearing from you as you continue…

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Group Shot!

05/22/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

This is probably my favorite picture from the event last week. Several of the patients that attended took a few minutes to participate in a group photo with Clarian Bariatrics staff. While it wasn't everyone in attendance, it still showcases the family environment that has been built over the years.  Plus, it was a beautiful day and having the Pagoda in the back doesn't hurt either! 

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Cancelled

05/20/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I just wanted to announce that our Thursday, May 21 informational seminar at Clarian Health Cicero has been cancelled. If you were planning on attending this weight loss surgery informational session, don't worry! We have one planned at our Indianapolis location tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. At the session, you can learn about bariatric surgery costs and the different types of weight loss surgery options. Click here to sign up for an upcoming date!  

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Another Photo

05/20/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

As promised, here is another picture from our patient event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway last week. I know it's a little far away, but it is a photo of John Barnes addressing our patients and guests. It was so nice of John to take time out from his busy schedule to meet with our group. Like he said, support is what will breed long term success!

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Revving Your Cardio Engine

05/20/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Your heart is the engine that keeps your body going. Exercise is the best way to keep your heart healthy and to get maximum performance out of all the functions your heart provides. The stronger your heart, the healthier your entire body will be in effect. Your heart is the most important muscle in your body, and we all know that if it doesn’t run well…then our whole body suffers. Everything depends on the heart and its performance. Exercise, specifically cardio exercise, has the ability…

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Join the Fight!

05/19/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

If you need that extra boost of motivation to keep up with exercise, I always recommend joining an online group or challenge to keep up the fight for your health. These online programs have forums to discuss your workouts, places you can log your activities, and much more! Here are a few options that you might be interested in. Check them out if you get a chance! President’s Challenge http://www.presidentschallenge.org/ SparkPeople www.sparkpeople.com America on the Move www.americaonthemove.org…

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Did you know?

05/19/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Clarian Bariatrics is composed of staff and surgeons who specialize in the advanced surgical treatment of clinically severe obesity, a condition recognized by medical authorities as a major health problem in the United States today. In fact, obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States, surpassed only by cigarette smoking. The surgeons of Clarian Bariatrics are highly skilled, experienced professionals backed by the vast network of Clarian specialists, affording you…

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Pictures from Friday

05/19/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I will dedicate one blog post this week to including photos from our bariatric surgery post-op patient event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Check out Lorie's post from yesterday to read her thoughts. Also, thanks to Tina for getting the photos shared and to all the patients that came out to make it a great day! 

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My Victory Lane

05/18/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

It’s May in Indianapolis, which means Race day is upon us. The two words that always come to my mind is victory lane. What does the word victory mean to me? Success, winning and triumph! Having weight loss surgery brings many success and triumphs on different levels for all of us. To some it may include participating in a 5K race, running the mini, walking a few extra blocks or just being mobile and feeling good. One recent success for me was walking in the Race for The Cure with my mother…

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News article: Obesity caused by greed not laziness

05/18/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The inflammatory headline is what initally caught my attention, but after reading the article posted in the United Kingdom's version of Marie Claire magazine, I definitely see the point they are trying to make. Below are the first few paragraphs: Greed, rather than laziness, is the major cause of the obesity epidemic across the developed world, research has shown. A study comparing data from the US from the 1970s and the early 2000s found that over the past 30 years average calorific intake has…

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