Bariatric surgery will change your life. From the moment you decide to improve your health through weight loss surgery, things will start to look different. Some of these changes will be great. You’ll start feeling more hopeful about the future, and once you’ve had your surgery, your health will more than likely improve. However, our … Continue reading Navigating Changes in Relationships Following Bariatric Surgery
According to the CDC, in 2015-2016, 93.3 million US adults (that’s roughly 40% of the US population) was considered obese (BMI of 30 or more). Because of the tremendous health issues and costs associated with obesity, the field of bariatrics has grown immensely. The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the main … Continue reading How to Achieve Long Term Success with Weight Loss Surgery
Dr. Hodges highly recommends patients attend monthly support group meetings. The meetings are led by Dr. Collins Hodges, both a licensed clinical psychologist and someone who has had bariatric surgery himself. The support groups are offered on the first Monday of every month from 6:30pm – 7:15pm CST via an online GoToMeeting. The meetings are open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.