Since 1970, the American Red Cross has been celebrating National Blood Donor Month each January to recognize and encourage the lifesaving practice of blood and platelet donations. The original choice for a January observance was intentional—winter is one of the most difficult times of the year to ensure enough blood donations to meet needs. Because…

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go! This is Day 1. This is the perfect place to start. You don’t need a new Monday or a New Year to get started, but it’s here. And, it always feels…

The holiday season is a time for family and friends and food. Lots of food. Celebrations often occur around the table and often lead to holiday weight gain. Many people often gain a couple of pounds or more during the winter months and without caution, those couple of pounds here and there add up over…

Ultimate Bariatric’s own Dr Roberts was featured in an NBC DFW segment on the benefits of the D-Switch. The procedure is not commonly performed but is a very effective bariatric procedure. Check him out in the following clip.  

vitamins, surgery

Vitamins And Supplement Overview The following information is an introduction to vitamins and supplements, in both the general population, and specifically to patients who have undergone bariatric surgery. For more detailed information regarding vitamins, you can check out What Are Bariatric Vitamins?  This vitamin information is a general overview and is not intended to replace…

What Causes A Weight Plateau? WATER WEIGHT LOSS RETURNS A rapid drop in weight is normal during the first few weeks of weight loss, but what you may not realize is that a fair amount of this initial weight decrease comes from water lost as the body uses up carbohydrate stores in the form of…

Fruit juice has been marketed as a health food and a good food choice for years now. Very few people realize that fruit juice does not give you the same benefit as eating an actual piece of fruit. Drinking fruit juice is very high in sugar, even when no sugar is added, and the vitamins…

Fluid Goals By: Meaghan Points- Registered Dietitian Getting in all your fluids before having bariatric surgery is a struggle for most and it becomes even harder after surgery. When you cannot drink with your meals and have to wait 30 min after each meal to start drinking again, it is easy to fall behind and…

The following is a message from surgeon Dr. Adam Smith regarding the efficacy of bariatric surgery in the treatment of diabetes in addition to weight loss. Surgery for Diabetes Control by Dr. Adam Smith, Ultimate Bariatrics surgeon and Lap-Band patient The STAMPETE (Surgical Therapy and Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently) trial results are in. This…

You may have seen advertising or blogs talking about free Lap-Band ™ removal. Usually accompanied by language that reads something like the band has been proven ineffective and should be removed. Please beware of these misleading ads. These ads are frequently just a ruse to get a frustrated band patient in for a pitch to…

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* Note: Results may vary from person to person. Ultimate Bariatrics makes no guarantees regarding weight loss. The material on this website is meant for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice.

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