Are you ready to take the next step in weight loss? Here you can view video explaining the process and types of bariatric surgery for weight loss. The typical path is to attend a seminar at Dr Weiner’s office, have a one on one consult, then make the proper decision for your weight loss journey.
Similar to the in office seminar, Dr. Weiner presents an informational seminar on the way bariatric surgery works, the surgical options, and the long term lifestyle changes that are necessary after surgery.
Why have hundreds of thousands of people succeeded at meeting their weight loss goals after years of trying other means without success? It turns out that it’s about much more than restriction and malabsorption – it’s about the hormones and neurotransmitters that control your hunger and your appetite. Dr. Weiner explains why.
Many patients struggle with the decision about whether or not they should elect to have bariatric surgery. Although gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy procedures can offer amazing results, approaching them with the wrong attitude and inappropriate expectations can result in sub-optimal results. Dr. Weiner discusses the pros and cons of surgery as well as helping to find those patients who may be able to succeed without surgery.
Dr. Weiner, a bariatric surgeon in Southeastern Michigan explains how to choose between the three different bariatric surgeries available (Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Lap Band).
The answer may surprise you.
What determines how much weight you will lose after bariatric surgery? Dr. Matthew Weiner, author of A Pound of Cure, explains the surprising answer to this question.
Dr. Weiner addresses common misconceptions about Bariatric Surgery including the use of straws, “stretching your pouch,” carbonation and many other common points of misunderstanding among prospective and postoperative bariatric surgery patients.
Dr. Weiner discusses the downside of the adjustable gastric band and offers reasonable solutions to improving your situation if you have already had the lap-band surgery.
Dr. Matthew Weiner explains the pre-operative, fasting diet that he puts his patients on before weight loss surgery.
Dr. Weiner explains the instructions for bariatric surgery in detail to ensure that you are well prepared for your procedure. These instructions focus on the day of surgery and the two days in the hospital before you are discharged.
Head Hunger refers to the hunger that patients feel immediately after surgery that frustrates some patients. In this video, Dr. Matthew Weiner offers an explanation of the phenomenon called Head Hunger and shares tips on how to reduce it.
Weight regain after weight loss (bariatric) surgery is a very real risk, but it is preventable in most patients. Dr. Weiner explains why it happens and what you can do about it.
“Stomach Stretching” is the term used by many weight loss (Bariatric) surgery patients to explain the changes in their appetite and food consumption after surgery. Dr. Weiner explains what’s really happening and how to prevent it.
Dr. Matthew Weiner describes the postoperative diet necessary to adapt to your new anatomy after bariatric surgery. This postoperative diet applies for both sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass patients.
Will alcohol decrease my potential to lose weight after Bariatric Surgery? Will surgery increase my desire to drink? Does pre-operative use affect post-operative results? Dr. Weiner explains the most recent science on the subject of alcohol use and offers advice on the appropriate use of alcohol after Bariatric Surgery.
Quitting smoking is a critical step before undergoing weight loss surgery. Dr. Weiner explains why this is so important and clarifies the relationship between quitting smoking and weight gain.
We all know that exercise is important for success after Bariatric Surgery. How much is necessary? What type is best?
Most Weight Loss Surgery patients have been told to “Eat your protein first.” Dr. Weiner presents another option that is becoming more and more popular. Based on his “Pound of Cure” weight loss plan, Dr. Weiner urges all Bariatric Surgery Patients to “Eat Your Vegetables First!”
Commercially available protein shakes are some of the most heavily processed foods available. In this video Dr. Matthew Weiner provides his best choice for a more natural, post-op protein shake that will taste delicious and provide 20-30g of protein.
Vitamins are very important after bariatric surgery, but is it necessary to take a Bariatric specific supplement? Which iron formulation is the best? Can you stop taking your vitamin after a few years? Dr. Weiner addresses all of these questions and more.
Dr. Matthew Weiner dispels the myths and offers information on why patients develop excess skin after bariatric surgery and what can be done about.
Dr. Weiner, a bariatric surgeon and author of “A Pound of Cure” presents a year by year view to succeeding after gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy.
Revisional Bariatric Surgery is increasing, particularly after our failed experience with adjustable gastric banding. Dr. Matthew Weiner discusses the appropriate use of these higher risk procedures and offers insight into whether or not a revisional surgery may help you.
In the first year after surgery, some weight loss surgery patients will lose some of their hair. Dr. Matthew Weiner explains why this happens and offers tips to prevent it.