Lap-Band® Blog Posts

Preparing for LAP-BAND Surgery
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Preparing for Lap‑Band® Surgery

Getting ready to have your Lap-Band® Procedure done? Your specialist has talked to you about what to expect, and the changes you’ll need to implement, but it’s always great to have a refresher. Bef…
Obesity and Cancer
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Obesity and Cancer

Did you know that, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research, after not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight is the best thing you can do to lower your risk of getting cancer? Being …
Dispelling the Top LAP-BAND® System Myths
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Dispelling the Top Lap‑Band® System Myths

By now, you’ve probably completed some research on several bariatric weight-loss procedures. Of course, you’ve probably run across a few myths about Lap-Band®. It’s time to set the record straight …
Dispelling Myths: No One Wants the LAP-BAND
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Dispelling Myths: No One Wants the Lap‑Band®

There are many misconceptions about the Lap-Band® System. One myth is that no one is undergoing the Lap-Band Procedure any longer. Statistics and success stories show that this simply isn’t true. T…
The Importance of Eating and Chewing Slowly
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The Importance of Eating and Chewing Slowly

Have you ever been told that you should chew your food a specific number of times before swallowing, and you should set your utensil down after every bite as you chew carefully? Well, it turns out …
Dispelling LAP-BAND Myths: Bands Don’t Work
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Dispelling Lap‑Band® Myths: Bands Don’t Work

There are a number of myths out in the world that make claims about the Lap-Band® Procedure. One of those misconceptions is that the Lap-Band System does not work. In fact, though every patient exp…
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Cooking Tips Post Lap‑Band® Surgery

The Lap-Band® is a tool designed for those who are ready to make a serious commitment to weight loss. To see best results, patients should begin incorporating a healthy dose of exercise into their …
Eating During the Holidays with your LAP-BAND
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Eating During the Holidays with your Lap‑Band®

The holidays can be an incredibly difficult time for individuals trying to follow a healthy lifestyle. Temptations are in every direction—cookies, special holiday drinks like peppermint mochas and …
New Year’s Goals
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Setting Attainable New Year’s Goals

Many individuals make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. While there’s nothing wrong with that, many people make unrealistic, drastic weight-loss goals. These unrealistic weight-loss resolution…