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Fork-Free Hobbies

After a long day at work, at school, in the car or {insert daily obligation here}, your energy reserves and...
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Gift Ideas for a Bariatric Patient

With the holidays coming up, many of our patients have been asking for gift ideas that will be helpful in...
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A Bariatric Guide to Thanksgiving

Mashed Potatoes! Apple Crisp! Stuffing! Holiday food can either inspire excitement or anxiety - or both - depending on your...
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Before and After Surgery Advice from Our Patients

For many patients, opting for an elective procedure can come with a lot of questions and a fear of the...
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Vegetarian Options After Bariatric Surgery

Good nutrition is vital to a healthy lifestyle, especially after bariatric surgery. It is important that individuals who have had...
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June 16, 2018 – Exercising Away Those “Jiggly” Underarms

Facilitator:  Barb Cashman, PT Bariatric Center of Kansas City Physical Therapist, Barb Cashman, came to support group to talk about...
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June 5, 2017 – Vegetarian Options after Bariatric Surgery

Facilitator:  Annie Epp, RD, LD While many people prefer a vegetarian lifestyle, it is difficult to meet the protein needs...
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Gastric Bypass: Ways to Avoid Emotional Eating!

After gastric bypass surgery food can be a huge challenge. We find that many people bury their feelings in food....
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April 21, 2018 – Back on Track with a 5 Day Pouch “Re-set”

Facilitator:  Chris Bovos, RN, CBN This support group information is intended for patients who are at least 1 year out...