At our upcoming Patient Support Group on Wednesday August the 1st we’ll be discussing the things that patients who lose their weight and keep it off after surgery do that help them achieve their goals. As in all successful human endeavours, there are some key rules to follow and you’ll get to hear some practical [...]
Our next Support Group Meeting Topic will be: Portion Distortion – Smart Size, don’t Super Size. The session will be held on February the 8th at 7PM in the Boardroom of St George Private Hospital at 1 South Street Kogarah. This information session will enable group discussion on portion distortion and tips to smart size. [...]
Please join us for our Patient Support Group meeting on November 9th – the session will start at 7PM in the Upper GI Surgery rooms at Suite 3 Level 5 St George Private Hospital, 1 South Street, Kogarah. The theme for this meeting is “Building Relationships” . The activity will outline the building blocks that [...]
Excess weight, in particular obesity, is a risk factor for diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. It can also make it more difficult to control chronic conditions.1 On top of the cost to your health, overweight and obesity can have a major financial impact on an individual. The cost of a gastric banding procedure can [...]
One ofthe key success factors in acheiving your goals after your recent weight loss surgery is getting the support from others who are going through the same experience as you are as well as from your weight loss professionals support team – thats us! So to help you along the path we are launching a [...]
During Ramadan it is important to continue eating your normal healthy diet. Meals should remain based on lean protein foods and free vegetables, and the addition of low Glycaemic Index (GI) carbohydrates may be useful for sustained energy release over periods of daily fasting. Even though you are fasting from sunrise to sunset, with careful [...]
By following a few healthy tips, you will be able to avoid the disappointment felt when you jump on the scales in January. A reasonable goal over the festive season is to make it a time to maintain your weight by being balanced with healthy eating and increasing fitness levels. Read on for more hints and a great Christmas turkey recipe…..
I know that for many folks they arent always able to make it along to our information evenings so to make it even easier to find out more about the benefits of weight loss surgery and the details of the available procedures we have put together some videos to share the information.