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Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy for Weight Loss

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Dec 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

 

There are several types of weight loss surgery, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, known as lap band surgery. All three surgeries have the same objective: to help you lose weight by reducing the amount of food that you can consume at one time. 

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How Much Fluid Should I Drink After Bariatric Surgery?

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Nov 20, 2019 10:53:19 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Weight Loss

 

Staying hydrated immediately after weight loss surgery is a big job. We recommend that you consume a minimum of 50 ounces of fluid daily after your discharge from the hospital, working toward a goal of 60 ounces daily with limited caffeine. Accomplishing this can be a challenge. Learn more about the reasons for these challenges and how to maintain good hydration after your bariatric surgery: 

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Get To Know Us: November

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 19, 2019 1:15:58 PM

Topics: Lake Health News

 

Discover the new providers who have joined the Lake Health team: 

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Flu Season Is Here

Posted by Lake Health Physician Group on Nov 18, 2019 12:09:00 PM

Topics: Wellness

 

Flu season is upon us, so for the best protection, get your annual influenza vaccine. Experts recommend that everyone over the age of six months receive the vaccine every year. Learn more: 

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Thanksgiving Swaps

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Nov 13, 2019 5:13:36 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition


Thanksgiving features many of our favorite indulgent recipes. Registered dietitian Melinda Benz, RDN, LD, shares her top swaps to make these favorite recipes healthier without sacrificing taste: 

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Just in Time

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 13, 2019 1:07:58 PM

Topics: Heart & Vascular, Heart Health, Patient Stories


A phone conversation between old friends results in lifesaving care.

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Veterans Visiting Veterans

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 11, 2019 12:16:33 PM

Topics: Lake Health News, Patient Stories

 

Honoring those who have selflessly served our country. 

A new program brings Lake Health volunteers who are veterans together with veterans hospitalized at TriPoint Medical Center.

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Pumpkins: Versatile and Nutritious

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Oct 14, 2019 11:01:24 AM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition


Picking the perfect fall produce? Try pumpkins! Whether you make it sweet or savory, this versatile squash is nutritious and plentiful this time of year:

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Get To Know Us: October

Posted by Lake Health on Oct 13, 2019 11:21:00 AM

Topics: Lake Health News

 

Discover the new providers who have joined the Lake Health team: 

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Walking on a 3D-printed Prosthesis

Posted by Lake Health on Oct 12, 2019 1:28:00 PM

Topics: Orthopedics, Patient Stories


For the first time in nearly three decades, Tammy Wilkes is able to walk with dramatically less pain. That’s because, in November 2018, podiatrist Jonathan Sharpe, DPM, replaced the severely injured talus bone in Tammy’s right ankle with a custom, 3D-printed prosthesis. It was the first time a 3D-printed talus was used at Lake Health.*

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