Lap-Band® Blog Posts

Diabetes and Obesity
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Diabetes and Obesity

Diabetes has long been linked to obesity. Overweight and obese individuals increase their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes, which differs from type 1 (where the pancreas produce…
workout routine
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Refreshing Your Workout Routine

Do you feel like you’ve hit a rut with your workout routine? Has your weight loss plateaued? It might be time to switch up your workout routine, especially because many gyms are still closed due to…
Renewing Your Health
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Renewing Your Health

Most people agree that losing a substantial amount of weight is more like a marathon than a sprint. Though all surgical procedures will help you lose weight during the first year, keeping the weigh…
post-surgical care
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Post-Surgical Care Six Months After Lap‑Band®

If you’re looking into the Lap-Band® Surgery, it’s important to know what to expect. That means understanding how your lifestyle will need to drastically change, what happens during the surgery, ho…
Meditation and Its Role in Weight Loss
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Meditation and Its Role in Weight Loss

Om… Meditation has a lot more going on than just repeating “om” over and over again and taking deep breaths. The benefits of meditation positively impact numerous facets of one’s life; it doesn’t j…
healthy food
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Learning to Love Healthy Food

Brussels sprouts, kale, broccoli—when these vegetables are listed, do your taste buds tingle or do you experience feelings of disgust? It can be really difficult to transition to a healthier lifest…
Renewing Your Health
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Renewing Your Health

Most people agree that losing a substantial amount of weight is more like a marathon than a sprint. Though all surgical procedures will help you lose weight during the first year, keeping the weigh…
Emotional Eating
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Gaining Control Over Emotional Eating

When you’re upset or stressed, do you find yourself over-eating or eating unhealthy foods? Maybe when you’re happy you give yourself a treat by enjoying a sugary coffee drink. When it’s a tough Mon…
michelle
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Finding Success with Lap‑Band®: Michelle’s Story

Countless individuals have found success with the Lap-Band® Program. The procedure is performed laparoscopically, and there is no rerouting of the stomach or intestines, so patients are able to rec…