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    Dumping syndrome is a group of symptoms, such as diarrhea, nausea, and feeling light-headed or tired after a meal, that is caused by rapid gastric emptying. Rapid gastric emptying occurs when food, especially sugar, moves from your stomach into your small bowel too quickly.     Symptoms Most symptoms generally occur right after finishing a meal especially a meal that is high in sugar either table sugar (glucose)…

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Have you ever heard the term “Fat Brain”? Maybe you have heard another term that has a similar meaning. Although we don't like the term, we hear it often, especially in the social media communities. So let’s talk openly about that for a minute. What does that term REALLY mean? You typically hear the term used in sentences like, “Oh man, I want that cookie! I have to stop using…

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Here at the Bariatric Center of Kansas City, we respectfully recognize the potential patient concern about the possibility of transfer addictions. This is not just a bariatric concern, as anyone who has had any type of addiction can end up with a transfer addiction simply because our mind tries to find a way to cope with the loss of our original addiction (in this case possibly food). Most often addictions…

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One of the more exciting non-scale victories that come with weight loss is updating your closet. Well-fitting clothes make all the difference in before and after photos, and they can help you feel more confident, as well as show off your progress. It may be tempting to replace your entire closet with designer brands and clothes that fit now, but it’s important to realize that your weight loss journey is…

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The Bariatric Center of Kansas City was recently mentioned in The Kansas City Business Journal regarding the center's expansion. Read the KBJ article here.

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