Our patients tell us that the best thing that we do is offer information evenings where our team of surgeons and bariatric practitioners take attendees through a presentation where they explain the latest options available in weight loss surgery. During the presentation you will learn the advantages and disadvantages of the different surgical procedures available [...]
If you are looking for some additional feedback on the pros and cons of gastric banding vs the sleeve gastrectomy, you may find this article in the November 27th issue of the Sunday Telegraph sheds some light on the subject. http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/the-last-step-for-obese-removing-80-per-cent-of-their-stomach/story-e6freuy9-1226207024764 Featuring quotes from Upper GI Surgery’s own Dr Michael Talbot it give’s some differing [...]
Suhoor Although it may be tempting to sleep past dawn Suhoor is the most important meal of the day and it will need to provide you with energy for many hours whilst you fast. It is therefore particularly important to consume slowly-digesting foods that will provide sustained energy release. Your Suhoor meal should be made [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Back in 2007, 60 Minutes did a story on weight loss surgery and Dr Talbot then did the after program chat ad a transcription of the chat can be found here on the 60 Minutes web site.
Heres a short extract of the chat – for the full chat, please go to the 60 Minutes site.