What is Obesity

Fit for the Long Haul *

There is an old saying about not being able to teach an old dog new tricks, and when it comes to losing weight there are many who assume that once they’ve reached a certain age there is just no point in trying to make changes. However, the facts don’t back up this point of view. [Read more]

The Truth about the Latest Diet Trend *

As long as people have wanted to lose weight, there have been special dietary trends that claim they can help people do just that. Fad diets come and go, but there are a few things that always stay the same. There are people who want to lose weight, and claims that say they can help you do it quickly, and with little actual changes to your overall lifestyle or dietary preferences. The latest of these dietary trends is the keto diet, and it has received a lot of press that is both positive and negative, but what is the keto diet all about? And can it actually live up to the hype that is marketed about this popular fad diet? https://www.gulfcoastbariatrics.com/wp-admin/post-new.php# [Read more]

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Post-Bariatric Dietary Transitions *

Weight loss surgery sets you up for long-term weight loss success, but this is only true when you keep up with the dietary changes your weight loss surgeon outlines prior to your operation. If you attempt to maintain the dietary habits that you had prior to your bariatric procedure, then you may not be as successful in reaching your weight loss goals. [Read more]

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Medical Experts Call Obesity a Disease *

How do you think about obesity? Is it a genetic problem? Something you were raised with? A problem with self-control? You may be amazed to realize just how many people who struggle with obesity don’t consider obesity to be a medical problem. Unfortunately, the science isn’t on the same side of this argument. It doesn’t […]

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American Medical Association Recognizes Obesity as a Disease *

In a decision that could shape the way our country deals with the obesity epidemic in coming years, the American Medical Association (AMA) officially recognized obesity as a disease at its annual meeting of delegates. [Read more]

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*Weight loss surgery results vary between individuals depending on the initial weight, medical conditions and adherence to prescribed treatments. Speak to Dr. Bass about the results you can expect.