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What to expect at your final pre-op visit with the Nurse Practitioner

What to Expect at your Pre-Op prior to Bariatric Surgery By Sherril M. Boozer RN, MSN, FNP-BC The Preop Visit is a very important step in preparing for bariatric surgery. This appointment usually occurs 2 weeks before surgery in the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery offices at Turkey Creek Medical Center. At this appointment, […]

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A Bariatric Nurse’s Journey to Weight Loss

My Journey …          By: Sarah I Grimes, RN, CBN To say this is the beginning of my journey is really not correct, my journey to surgery started YEARS ago. I was small, many would say tiny until I hit puberty, and then I ballooned. I remember being self conscience, worried about what size I wore, […]

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The Importance of Lifestyle Change after Bariatric Surgery

I’ve been working for Dr. Boyce and Dr. Williams for three years now. But I’ve spent the majority of my life in the world of weight loss through fitness and nutrition. A common theme emerges, whether you are following a specific diet, training with a personal trainer multiple times a week, or pursuing bariatric surgery […]

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Your Life (Not A Slow Metabolism) May Cause Weight Gain

It is true metabolism is linked to weight, however; as much as we would like to believe a slow metabolism is the reason for excess weight gain, it is rarely the cause. Your food and beverage intake and your physical activity ultimately determine how much you weigh. And you cannot change one without including the […]

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What I Hate Most!!!

How many times have you heard this phrase? How many times have you said it? How many times has it been the same? I know I say it often, usually it’s regarding kids not putting things away or leaving trash on the counter, sometimes it’s the dog getting into the trash and tearing everything apart, […]

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