GUEST POST: This coming July 1st (2018) will not only be Canada Day, but it will also mark the legalization of marijuana (aka pot, weed, cannabis) in Canada. While we have the occasional patient ask us if smoking marijuana is okay after bariatric or weight loss surgery, we anticipate that this question will become
Maybe this headline grabbed you like it grabbed me earlier today. It was the heading to a missive from my friend Dr Terry Simpson, a bariatric surgeon in the US. Terry has a way of getting to the nub of a matter in a succinct and clever way that reflects his no-nonsense and ‘tell it
This feature could easily be called ‘what’s the best things to do after WLS?’ because essentially they tell the good story about ideal behaviours that bring about success and the sorry tale of those that don’t. We’ve covered this before when we have asked past patients what they do to get great results (here and
Do you think you’re a food addict? Does it still hamper your life after WLS? I read about this subject and book earlier in the week and have ordered myself a copy on the basis of countless recommendations that it is invaluable. Food addiction is one of those controversial subjects a bit
GUEST POST: If you’re a bariatric patient, you’ve probably heard the “NO NSAIDS” mantra. When you ask “why not?”, the general response is “they can cause ulcers” or something along those lines. Which is true… but do you know why that is? It’s not that I didn’t believe it, but I never understood why that would be.