Some individuals arrive at Anchorage Bariatrics following years of contemplating bariatric surgery. Others step through our front door urged by their primary care physician. Whatever your motivation, once you check into our office, you become our patient and we all keep your best interests paramount.
The decision to undertake weight loss bariatric surgery is a major step and not one to be taken lightly. It is the first step on a path that, like many of life’s ventures, contains hills and dales, ups and downs, forks in the road, and detours. And just like any journey, we are reminded that the goal is not only the destination, but the journey itself. The triumphant moments and even the disappointments can serve to urge us forward or indicate a change of course.
The Anchorage Bariatrics medical team, led by Dr. Justin Clark and Dr. Sean Lee, are 100% committed to providing the most professional and top-of-the-line services to help you reach your health and weight loss goals. Toward this end, we consider each patient’s medical history, mental health history, and concerns with the utmost of care, thoroughness and compassion.
If you would like more information about how Anchorage Bariatrics can help you with a customized weight loss solution, or would like to attend a free informational seminar, please call us at 907-644-THIN.
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Keep it off
According to the National Weight Control Registry, of people who have lost weight and kept the weight off long-term, 98% have changed their eating habits. Therefore, in order to successfully lose weight and keep it off, you need to alter the way you eat – not just the foods you consume, but the quantities you consume as well. Additionally, the Registry found that 94% of people who have maintained a significant weight loss have increased their physical activity, especially walking.
Swap iceberg lettuce for spinach instead. Sure, it’s sort of green, but iceberg lettuce really doesn’t have much nutrition to call its own. Spinach, however, is full of iron, magnesium, folate, and vitamins A and C, which your body needs to keep your metabolism in tip-top shape. Its a great source of vitamin A, which supports your immune system, vision, and cell growth. Spinach can also play a valuable role in diabetes management. Because of the antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid, spinach may increase insulin sensitivity and reduce pain associated with diabetic neuropathy. The antioxidants in spinach are also credited with numerous potential health benefits, including cancer prevention