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Benefits of Supervised Weight Loss.

Supervised Weight Loss is a pre-surgery insurance requirement for most patients planning to undergo bariatric surgery. Most insurance companies require that the patient meet with a dietitian once a month in an individual or class setting to cover diet and exercise topics related to bariatric surgery. The length of supervised weight loss varies based on…

Transformation Tuesday: Rich

He started with our program December of 2016 and got his LAP-BAND in June 2017. In combination with the multiple services we offer in our practice, he has lost 91 pounds and has dropped his BM to 50 from 63! The great majority of Rich’s weight-loss has been through our supervised weight loss program. The…

Physical Intimacy (Sex) After LAP-BAND Surgery.

LAP-BAND surgery brings a world of possibilities to your life. New clothes, more energy, increased self-confidence, better health, and physical intimacy. Whether you are starting to date someone new or reconnecting with your partner, the sex-talk after LAP-BAND surgery is one we have often. Just like any other topic related to your LAP-BAND surgery it is important to set realistic expectations.
Patients can start practicing intercourse as soon as they feel comfortable. Dr. McEwen’s outpatient LAP-BAND procedure is minimally invasive though still requires patient to go under anesthesia. Because of this, we advise waiting until you are fully recovered. Everyone is different, so this will depend on your body and adherence to guidelines.

Transformation Tuesday: Rachel

3 months strong! Currently 30 pounds down, Rachel continues to embrace the LAP-BAND lifestyle and now shares a little bit of her experience. Keep up with Rachel‘s LAP-BAND life as she shares her contagious smile, weight loss progress and healthy food choices! What has been your biggest change since lap band surgery? My biggest change…

Why Test Your Metabolic Rate? | Infographic.

Testing your Metabolic Rate will precisely assess how many calories you burn each day giving Dr. McEwen the perfect target for steady weight loss before or after your LAP-BAND surgery. Here are 5 reasons why this test will help us make your weight loss journey more successful.[…]

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Transformation Tuesday: Mary

What goals were you setting for yourself 6 months ago? A lot can happen in 6 months and a lot has for Mary. She came in for her first consultation to our office last December. She was ready to make a change, get healthy and lose weight. Her dedication over the last 6 month have help her lose 52 pounds! […]

Introducing Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Testing To Our Practice!

What is a Resting Metabolic Rate Test?

Metabolism is the process of converting food (calories) into energy. The efficiency with which your body does this is referred to as your metabolic rate. Many factors affect a person’s metabolic rate: weight, age, body composition, hormone levels, and gender making it a highly unique number […]

5 Delicious Protein Shake Recipes For Your LAP-BAND.

Diet and lifestyle changes can be intimidating. Whether you are brand new to the Lap-Band or have had one for years your diet is, and always will be, important to your success. Protein shakes can be a convenient and simple way to achieve your recommended 60 grams of protein each day. It is important to choose protein shakes or protein shake powder made with whey protein as this type of protein is a “complete protein” which means it has all 9 essential amino acids. To avoid burnout with the same protein shake try out some new recipes like the 5 listed below! You can even meal-prep the recipes by putting all ingredients (minus the milk) in individual baggies to be prepped and ready for your morning! […]

Transformation Tuesday: Becky

Becky had her band placed on DAY 1, 2005. She has had her band for 12 years. She has had the normal stresses of life. She is very thankful that the band has helped her maintain her weight loss and health. She feels without the band she would have always been obese. Although she had lost 100 pounds several times before, her LAP-BAND and Dr. McEwen and his team keep her on track. […]

7 Recommended Pre-Made Protein Shakes Brands For Your LAP-BAND Diet.

What better way to keep up with your protein intake and lifestyle pace: pre-made protein shakes. Here are 7, highly, recommended pre-made protein shakes: Pros Cons 15 grams protein 9 grams fat 3 grams carbs Dairy Protein Blend’ – Contains caseinte 160 Calories Too low in protein for full meal replacement. High variety of flavors…