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 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 [...]
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. [...]
As health professionals with an interest in treating people with Obesity we are often asked why this surgery cannot be done in public hospitals. We asked our practice principal, Dr Michael Talbot for his view on this topic and his response was that “The reasons are complex, but in the end it comes down to [...]
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…..