Bariatric weight loss surgery offers a complete transformation—body, health, and lifestyle. The changes patients experience are oftentimes life changing. Whether it’s improving and resolving diabetes, sleep apnea, and high cholesterol or improving mental health and energy levels, bariatric surgery provides numerous benefits to patients looking to lose a large amount of weight. There are numerous […]
Bariatric surgery transforms patients and provides hope for a long and healthy life. It’s important for patients to be educated regarding the effects of bariatric surgery. Here are some health and lifestyle tips to help prepare you for the transformation process. Many patients who undergo weight loss surgery are on medications. After surgery, prescription and
Despite popular belief, it is crucial that you eat a healthy, balanced diet. Most people look to the latest diet fad instead of taking the time to invest in healthy foods and adjusting their lifestyle accordingly. However, if you can find the self-discipline to make these simple changes, you will find that dieting isn’t necessary.
Before weight loss surgery, Dr. Frenzel has a thorough consultation with patients to discuss the process, risks, and benefits. It’s important for patients to understand that bariatric weight loss surgery isn’t a quick fix to obesity—a quick fix simply doesn’t exist. But, weight loss surgery gives patients a jump start to a new, healthy lifestyle.
It’s a new year which means an opportunity for a new you. With New Year resolutions in full swing, we want to help you stay faithful to your new healthy lifestyle. If you’ve chosen to change your eating habits and try to get more nutritional value in your diet, here are some tips that will
After bariatric surgery, your diet and lifestyle is essential to maintain. Going from a stomach that can hold about 1000 milliliters of food or liquid to a stomach that holds 50 milliliters requires a serious commitment. And after a consultation and pre-surgery prep, we know that you are willing to put in that effort. But,
Before we dive into what you can expect after surgery, I want to make it clear that Dr. Frenzel will go over with you what you can expect throughout your entire weight loss journey. If you are new to Dr. Frenzel, or a simply browsing to gather more information before you choose a bariatric weight
After weight loss surgery, patients begin losing weight at a very rapid pace. Whether you choose gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, lap band, or Realize band, your body has new demands. Here are some of the lifestyle changes that will help you achieve maximum success after weight loss surgery. The most difficult change that patients report
Obesity is a serious epidemic in America. With fast food chains strung along every road with tempting deals and more bang for your buck as well more technology than ever, Americans are eating out and sitting around more than ever. And along with all of this new technology comes hundreds of diets that are vying
Dr. Frenzel works with a wide range of patients across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to achieve lasting weight loss. From lap band surgery to gastric bariatric surgeries, there are numerous methods available to help patients reach their weight loss goals. When dieting and exercising don’t produce results, consider the benefits of bariatric weight loss. This
Many Americans struggle with obesity. And it’s no surprise with the amount of preservatives, chemicals, and other additives in today’s foods. For some, the major battle is eating right. For others, it’s exercising regularly. And still, for others, it’s both. When you don’t eat right and exercise, your body suffers, which means, you suffer. After
It’s a New Year, which means one thing—New Year resolutions. If you are like most of Americans, your resolution revolves around a healthy lifestyle. But with the holidays ending and the plethora of unhealthy choices surrounding your every move, how can you establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle? To help you get started on a
With years of experience and training, Dr. Frenzel is the leader in bariatric weight loss surgery. One of the most popular bariatric surgery is the gastric sleeve procedure. Gastric sleeve, also known as the sleeve gastrectomy, rivals the gastric bypass for weight loss, but does not have some of the possible complications of the gastric
For many weight loss surgery candidates, one of the biggest fears is how to eat properly after surgery. The new restrictions on the stomach limit food intake and leave patients feeling satisfied on only a few ounces of food. Recovering from bariatric surgery means that eating habits must change. And that can be a daunting
Lap Band is a bariatric weight loss procedure designed with an adjustable gastric band for significant weight loss. Many patients who proceed with bariatric surgery choose this method because it is one of the safest and minimally invasive weight loss surgeries available. If you are like one of the many Americans struggling with weight loss,
Gastic bypass is a bariatric weight loss surgery designed to help people struggling with obesity. If you are at least 50 pounds overweight and diet and exercise methods are not showing results in your weight loss efforts, consider the benefit of gastric bypass. This surgery is designed to restrict food intake and promote food malabsorption.
Staying healthy can be a difficult habit to maintain if you have struggled with weight fluctuations in the past. After bariatric surgery, certain eating habits are necessary to create in order to achieve maximum weight loss results. As you enter the holiday season, don’t find yourself surrounded by temptations. Make healthy choices and be open
Advanced Bariatric Surgery is led by Dr. Frenzel, a dual fellowship trained surgeon, specializing in bariatric and cosmetic procedures. As one of the only surgeons in the country to have accomplished this feat, Dr. Frenzel is able to offer patients bariatric and post-bariatric services. One patient who has taken advantage of Dr. Frenzel’s dual fellowship
Losing weight and keeping it off is more than a magic pill—unfortunately. Eating right and exercising regularly are a crucial aspect of health and wellness. When you experience difficulties maintaining your weight loss goals, consider the following tips for staying motivated and on track. The first rule of thumb is planning. We cannot get anywhere
Eating healthy can be an extremely difficult task with the many new ingredients and groceries at the store. With claims of low fat and vitamin fortification, it’s easy to fall prey to the marketing schemes of food suppliers. However, these processed foods are often very deceiving. When you think you are eating healthy you could