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Endosleeve = Effective Weight Loss without Surgery

Endosleeve = Effective Weight Loss without Surgery  By “Dr Chris” Ibikunle I am one of the few weight loss doctors who will tell you upfront that obesity is a chronic disease and that we do not have a cure for as of yet. For some people, achieving a sense of fullness is a constant struggle […]


Just say NO to Regain and Emotional Eating after Bariatric Surgery

by Kristin Lloyd It is very common for bariatric patients to fear regain after having bariatric surgery. Having the surgery to begin with is a courageous step towards reaching their health goals. For many, bariatric surgery is a tool that individuals see as their last-ditch effort to lose the weight and keep it off long […]


Georgia Surgicare Now Offers Endoscopic Pouch and Outlet Repair for Patients Regaining Weight after Weight Loss Surgery

Holly Smith, a 38-year old accountant and mother of three, struggled with her weight her entire life until she had weight loss surgery four years ago. Within a year, she had lost almost one-third of her weight and felt like she was finally looking and feeling great. But recently, the pounds started to come back. […]


Obalon Balloon System – $1,500 off Promotion Available Through March 31st 2018

What is the Obalon Balloon System? Obalon is the FIRST and ONLY swallowable, FDA-approved balloon system for weight loss. The Obalon Balloon System helps facilitate weight loss by taking up space in your stomach so you eat less. Three balloons are placed for a six-month non-surgical treatment, combined with a professionally supervised nutrition and exercise […]


Women’s Health & Fitness Day 2017

September 27th is Women’s Health & Fitness Day! The day focuses on raising awareness about women’s health issues and encouraging exercise and fitness, as well as preventative screening and care. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading causes of health-related death among women in the United States are heart disease, stroke […]


Finishing Your Weight Loss Battle—Post-Victory Aesthetic Surgery

Losing significant weight is a tough battle. Unfortunately, dropping the pounds isn’t where the fight ends for many people. Excess skin and inelastic tissue can mask newly developed muscle tone and body shape, leaving weight loss warriors in a frustrating position as their outward appearance may not reflect the full extent of their body’s transformation. […]


Four Tips to Using Frozen Foods Well

In our last two blogs, we explained why we’re celebrating National Frozen Food Month and how frozen foods are healthy. We’d like to give you four tips on how to use frozen items to your advantage. Pick the Plain As we explained earlier, the more natural the frozen food the healthier. Opt for individual chunks […]


Treating and Preventing Diverticulitis.

Diverticulitis is the painful bacterial infection and inflammation of diverticula, or small, bulging pouches in the digestive system, most often in the lower part of the colon. Symptoms may include sudden, severe abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, fevers, chills, nausea or vomiting. Mild cases can be treated with rest, healthy diet changes and antibiotics to […]


Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico: Risk Without Reward?

Let’s face it. We all like a good deal. Black Friday beckons us like Sirens in the sea, and Americans flock to door-busting sales, nearly helpless to resist. Buying a discounted flat-screen television makes sense. Getting discounted surgery? That’s another story. Many people desperate for weight-loss surgery feel stymied by the cost. As they research […]


Service Highlight: The Gastric Balloon.

The Orbera™ program is 12 months in length, beginning with the gastric balloon insertion process. This non-invasive procedure requires about 20-30 minutes to complete, and many patients go home the same day. What makes this procedure different is that unlike a surgical operation, it doesn’t leave any scars or incisions, and the balloon is temporary, […]