Liquids are a crucial part of every diet. Nevertheless, a lap-band lifestyle and lap-band eating in general put liquids in the forefront. Once you become a full-time lap-bander, you need to remember not only to stay hydrated, but to also watch calories that come from what you drink and watch when you drink.
Getting pregnant when you’re overweight may be a challenge. In many cases the only hope for success is a major weight loss. So many of our DayOne Health patients come to us with questions such as: Will the lap-band help me get pregnant? How long should I wait after my lap-band procedure before trying to get pregnant? Is pregnancy with the band safe? In this blog we will try to answer these and many other questions about lap-band and pregnancy.
Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels caused by resistance to insulin or a low production of insulin. Statistics show that type 2 diabetes and obesity are the two most globally prevalent health problems. Latest research confirms that not only obesity, but also type 2 diabetes can be resolved with a weight loss procedure.
Although all of us love our kids to death, you have to admit – after two months of summer craziness you really can’t wait for the school year to start. With everything hectic and out of place, in August we finally start to return to our weekly routines. With a regular sleeping schedule and someone else worrying about the kids’ lunches, you’ll finally have some time to get back on track with all the things that might have fallen out of place in June. Better planning, more time for yourself, and definitely more sleep – August is definitely a great time to get back to a healthy lifestyle.
Our lap-band debugging list continues. Expanding on our blog from weeks back, this week we’re bringing you a few more items of our all time favorite lap-band misconceptions.