When I thought about writing an article on the purpose of the bariatric surgery psychological evaluation, I realized that I won’t be able to give you many “hard facts” about these evaluations. Unfortunately, there are no strict guidelines in the field of bariatric surgery on how to conduct these assessments. This lack of guidelines leads […]
It is likely that the number of patients diagnosed with binge eating disorder (BED) will increase substantially. Dr. Tracy S. Cummings speaks about BED, the link to obesity, and treatment options based on research and clinical trials. The following are highlights from a podcast that previously appeared on ReachMD. Dr. Tracy S. Cummings is a psychiatrist at the […]
Grazing and Snacking Differences Pre-weight loss surgery eating habits will result in weight regain. The poor habits that caused your obesity are the same ones that will collapse your weight loss triumph. Grazing is one of those faulty habits. Read: Stop Grazing After Bariatric Surgery Healthy snacking is beneficial. It is a planned part of your bariatric […]
Bariatric Eating: One Key to Success Melody had gastric bypass surgery 5 years ago and she’s maintained a 100 lb. weight loss. Everyone wants to know her secret to keeping the weight off. Melody says she doesn’t have just one key to her success—she swears by several including: record keeping daily exercise taking her daily […]
After bariatric surgery, our stomachs hold only small amounts of food. This significantly limits the volume of food we are able to eat at each meal and, theoretically, for the entire day. However, grazing after bariatric surgery is a real threat that patients need to protect against. Watch out! We can snack our way back […]
Although most people with binge eating disorder (BED) are overweight or obese, binge eating differs from overeating. There is a greater concern regarding shape and weight with BED and a greater psychiatric comorbidity than there is with overeating. As such, there are different treatment approaches to BED than to obesity alone. What is Binge Eating […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...