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How Bariatric Surgery Effects Pregnancy

Choosing to undergo bariatric surgery is a life-changing decision, it’s not a quick-fix solution. Deciding on bariatric surgery affects not just your weight, but your ongoing lifestyle, eating, and nutrition habits. A majority of bariatric patients are women, meaning there have been multiple studies and research conducted on pregnancy after bariatric surgery. Can I Still …


Meal Planning Tips to Help You Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

Sticking to a meal prep schedule is difficult for anyone. Whether you have a busy schedule, family members to look after, or simply haven’t been able to stick to a plan, even the best of us have trouble planning and preparing meals regularly. Meal planning is a great way to keep a healthy, diet, stick …


Flavor-of-the-Week Fads and The Dangers of Dieting

Diet fads come and go. They all seem to promise quick, lasting results with minimal effort. Many are accompanied by taglines and clickbait phrases like “This one simple trick” or “Lose weight in your sleep”. Sound too good to be true? That’s probably because they are. Whether the next big diet fad has you cutting …


The importance of mental health during your weight loss journey

When it comes to overhauling your life choices, there are many emotions in play: excitement, fear of failure, shame, and even feeling overwhelmed. This journey and process are different for all individuals, yet these emotions are prevalent in numerous patients. Nearly one-quarter of bariatric surgery patients have been diagnosed with a behavioral problem, including anxiety, …


Local Physician Assistant Awarded Prestigious Honor by Obesity Medicine Association

Media Contact: Karlijn Burridge 630-261-9393 (office) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Physician Assistant Awarded Prestigious Honor by Obesity Medicine Association Downers Grove, Illinois (November 14th, 2019) — The Obesity Medicine Association recently designated Karlijn Burridge, PA-C, MMS as a Fellow of the organization. Becoming a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is one of …


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