Blog - Wellness

Bariatric Surgery & Constipation

Most people experience no serious problems after weight loss surgery, however one common complaint after weight loss surgery is constipation.  Constipation is usually defined as the inability to pass feces or having difficulty passing feces, because it is dry or hardened.  Having hard stools or bowel movements that occur less than once a week is […]

Carbs and Understanding Them

Carbs (carbohydrates) are somewhat confusing, no? High protein diets seem to be the big trend regardless if you are doing weight watchers, Atkins, or Ideal Protein. To be successful with weight loss surgery long term, whether you’ve had lap band, gastric bypass, or gastric sleeve surgery, you must adopt a high protein, low carbohydrate diet for […]

Financing Your Weight Loss Surgery Procedure

Often, the biggest question when considering bariatric surgery is does my insurance cover weight loss surgery? Bariatric procedures are considered medically necessary and lifesaving, which will often be covered. Insurance companies are recognizing the importance of weight loss procedures like gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and lap band surgery. They are discovering benefits such as lower […]

Truly Understanding the Food Label

Do you truly understand the food label? Think it’s just about reading the calories, fat, and protein? There is actually more to it than that!! Whether you live in Dallas, Fort Worth, or Decatur, Texas next time you’re at your local grocery store, learn how to look past the marketing schemes and evaluate the product […]

Protect Yourself from Sun Damage and Skin Cancer

Part 1 – Sun Damage You’ve had your weight loss surgery in Dallas, lost weight and you’re looking and feeling great.  For the first time in years you have the confidence to put on a swim suit and head outdoors to enjoy the Dallas sun.  Well, take-care, the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can wreak havoc on your skin […]

Weight Loss Surgery Insurance Exclusion: No worries!

More and more companies are choosing not to include bariatric surgery coverage in their medical insurance policies offered to employees.  If your insurance does not cover bariatric surgery, do not get discouraged. While My Bariatric Solutions does not offer in house payment plans, we do work with several medical financing companies. Many of our patients […]