Gastric Sleeve 101

A gastric sleeve procedure surgically reduces the stomach to about 15 percent of its previous size. Since the stomach is smaller, people who have had gastric sleeve feel fuller faster and therefore, see a reduction in overeating. Post surgery, patients must follow a strict diet that enables the body to recover and adjust to a […]

Am I a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

Are you significantly overweight and desperate to make a lifestyle change, but you don’t know where to start? Well, start here. Board certified surgeon, Dr. Michael P. Choi, will get you moving in the right direction! People with a BMI between 35 and 39.9 with obesity related health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, obstructive […]

Iced Coffee Madness

If you haven’t had a long look at the number of calories in your favorite iced coffee, then you may want to sit down when you finally pull up the numbers. [Read more]

Being Positive for Weight Loss Results

A mindset filled with doom and gloom is only going to bring your mood down, and during a medical weight loss program this can make it difficult to stay positive and optimistic about your health goals. [Read more]

Six Ways to Boost Your Summer Body Confidence

You might long for straw-hat days, yet, feel distraught about the thought of wearing revealing clothes. Seasonal heat, plus fashion, mean people bare more flesh in the summer, and you can’t rely on winter layering to hide a less than perfect figure. Here’s how to boost your body confidence so you enjoy the summertime rather than dread it. [Read more]