Blog Articles

Can I Afford Weight Loss Surgery?

You want, or perhaps need, to lose weight to improve your health, but you’re worried whether you can afford life-changing weight loss surgery. Here are some points to consider when crunching the numbers.

May 3rd, 2021
Why the Gastric Sleeve Is So Popular

If you’re considering bariatric surgery, you should thoroughly understand your options. Here, we look at the most popular weight loss surgery — gastric sleeve — and why it’s so successful.

Apr 1st, 2021
5 Tips for Getting Active After Your Bariatric Surgery

While bariatric surgery can give you a significant boost in your weight-loss efforts, you should consider it a chance to take further charge of your health through exercise. Here’s how (and why) you should get active after bariatric surgery.

Mar 1st, 2021
The Role of Protein During Your Weight Loss Journey

You’ve taken the life-changing step of undergoing bariatric surgery, and now you need to pay attention to your diet more than ever, especially when it comes to protein. Here’s why protein is so important.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Make This the Year You Take Charge of Your Weight

Did you know that nearly half of all Americans try to lose weight each year? If you want to be one of the success stories this year, explore how bariatric surgery can give you the push you need to take control over your weight.

Jan 1st, 2021
Avoid These Foods After Weight Loss Surgery

Undergoing weight loss surgery is certainly a key step in your weight loss journey, but it’s not the only one. Here’s what you need to consider when it comes to your diet after your bariatric surgery.

Dec 1st, 2020
What Is the Obalon Balloon?

If you need to lose weight but you’re not ready for bariatric surgery, explore how the Obalon® balloon bridges the gap. Here’s everything you need to know about this innovative solution to weight loss.

Nov 1st, 2020
Which Type of Weight Loss Surgery Is Best For You?

Bariatric surgery is a life-changing step that helps you regain control over your health and wellness. But first, you need to figure out which surgery is right for you. Here’s what you should consider when making this important choice.

Oct 1st, 2020
4 Benefits of a Duodenal Switch

You’ve decided to take control of your health through bariatric surgery, but choosing which approach is best for your situation takes a little exploring. Here we outline a few of the benefits of a duodenal switch.

Sep 30th, 2020
What Is a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy?

If you’ve struggled to lose weight with little to show for your efforts, it may be time to explore your surgical options. In the following, we review vertical sleeve gastrectomy and whether it may be the solution to your weight problem.

Apr 9th, 2020
Considering Gastric Bypass? Here Are the Options

Undergoing bariatric surgery is a life-altering and brave decision that allows you to gain the upper hand on your weight problem, once and for all. Of the many procedures, a gastric bypass is one of the more common.

Mar 12th, 2020
Am I a Candidate for Weight-Loss Surgery?

You’ve tried everything to shed weight to get to within healthier limits — diet, exercise, and more — yet you have little to show for your efforts. It may be time for weight-loss surgery, if you’re a good candidate. Here’s what that means.

Jan 1st, 2020
The Benefits of Dietary Counseling Before Surgery

You’ve made the life-changing decision to take charge of your health through bariatric surgery. The work you do before the surgery in terms of diet and exercise is critical and can greatly influence your outcome. Here’s how.

Dec 1st, 2019
Top Habits of Successful Gastric Sleeve Patients

Gastric sleeve surgery reduces the size of your stomach so you get full on less food and lose weight faster. But a smaller stomach poses some real challenges. Read on for some tips on how you can make the transition to your new body easier.

Mar 8th, 2019
5 Tips to Help You Prepare for Bariatric Surgery

Deciding to have bariatric surgery for permanent weight-loss and and the many health benefits that come with it is a life-changing decision. Here are some tips to help you prepare and make the most out of your experience.

Jan 15th, 2019
Welcome to Our New Blog!

Welcome to Weight Loss Institute of Arizona. We excited to showcase our new website and blog. More information to come...

Nov 19th, 2018