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Bariatric Surgery May Improve These 3 Medical Conditions

May 16, 2022 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgery New South Wales, AU

Bariatric surgeries are the procedures that bring huge benefits if you are affected by obesity.

Some of these benefits include a potential improvement in the symptoms of certain medical conditions, including diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea. Let’s explore how bariatric surgery may improve these conditions.

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Are You a Good Candidate for Bariatric Surgery? Ask Yourself These Questions

April 17, 2022 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgery Sydney, AU

Bariatric surgery is not the weight loss solution for people who wish to lose a few kilograms or sculpt certain body areas. These procedures are a helpful and necessary tool to give people struggling from obesity with a high body mass index (BMI) a better quality of life and longer lifespan. Excessive weight gain can lead to a host of comorbid health conditions, which may be improved after bariatric surgery.

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Tips for Better Nutrition and Exercise After Bariatric Surgery

March 19, 2022 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgeon, Sydney

Bariatric surgery is just the beginning of your transformation to a new, healthier lifestyle. Nutrition and exercise are key to achieving and maintaining a better life with a slimmer figure and better management of medical conditions. Most people who have these procedures are at least 50 kilograms overweight or have a BMI over 35. Sometimes, these procedures are helpful for those with a BMI between 30 and 35 with health risks related to obesity. 

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Surgeries for Obesity: Which of These Can Give You Back Your Life?

February 18, 2022 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
lap band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass in Sydney

You can reach a healthy body size and lengthen your lifespan through weight loss surgery combined with good nutrition and regular exercise. Dr V. Kuzinkovas provides the highest quality surgical services to address obesity through various procedures. He believes every patient should be treated with compassion, dignity and looks forward to helping you determine the best surgery for your weight loss needs. 

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The Link Between Bariatric Surgery and Better Diabetes Management

January 20, 2022 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgeon, Sydney

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are closely linked as excessive weight gain leads to insulin resistance, which in turn may lead to diabetes. These conditions are global health concerns with high mortality rates.

Significant weight loss in obese individuals with type 2 diabetes often leads to disease remission, meaning your blood sugar levels drop under the diabetes range and you no longer need to take medication for the condition. While lifestyle changes are ideal for improving obesity and type 2 diabetes, massive weight loss achieved through diet, exercise combined with bariatric surgery has a higher relapse rate within four years.

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Vitamins to Take after Bariatric Surgery

December 22, 2021 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric surgery in Sydney

Some bariatric patients believe that the nutritional instructions they receive from their surgeons are suggestions designed to help them maximize their weight loss. In reality, the instructions are more important than that. By virtue of having restricted food consumption and a different digestive process, bariatric patients will see a shift in their natural intake of key vitamins and minerals. To avoid negative health consequences, Dr V. Kuzinkovas strongly encourages his patients to take certain vitamins and supplements.

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Ways to Make Exercise More Fun

November 23, 2021 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric surgery in Sydney

Exercise is a core part of maintaining a healthy weight. Alas, people who view exercise as a chore are generally the most resistant to doing it. In order to help his bariatric patients change their mindsets and want to engage in physical activity, Dr V. Kuzinkovas offers up some tips for making exercise a fun experience.

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Answers to Questions You’re Too Afraid to Ask about Bariatric Surgery

October 25, 2021 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric surgery in Sydney

As one of Australia’s most trusted bariatric surgeons, Dr V. Kuzinkovas has seen firsthand how long patients often deliberate about having weight loss surgery before even consulting with a specialist. Often, this hesitancy is due to apprehension about asking a medical professional sensitive questions. If you suffer from obesity but want honest, informative answers to these questions before pursuing bariatric surgery, Dr Kuzinkovas is here to help.

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Protein Options for Vegetarians after Weight Loss Surgery

September 27, 2021 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Weight Loss in Sydney

Protein, protein, protein! As any weight loss surgery patient can attest, weight loss surgeons always stress the importance of adding sufficient protein to your diet both before and after surgery. Protein serves as pivotal fuel for your body; because your body does not store protein like it does fat, you must continuously supply it to your body, even when limiting your calorie intake overall. 

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Time-Saving Tips for Healthy Cooking

August 28, 2021 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Weight loss in Sydney

One of the misconceptions about cooking healthy at home is that it takes too much time and effort. Dr V. Kuzinkovas and the team at Advanced Surgicare want to assure you that preparing healthy meals does not need to be a hinderance in your already busy life. While there is certainly an adjustment period when changing to a healthier lifestyle and kitchen, there is no reason you need to spend excess time making nutritious meals for yourself in the long term. To get you on the right path, we offer these tips:

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