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
Dr. Frenzel is one of a handful of surgeons in the country who has completed a bariatric surgery fellowship and a cosmetic surgery fellowship. With extensive training and experience, Dr. Frenzel works with patients who have tried natural dieting and exercising to no avail. Prospective patients who have a body mass index of 35 or
Bariatric Surgery is a life-changing experience. From the outward changes to the inward empowerment, you’ll notice improvements within yourself that you never imagined. One thing we tell our patients during an initial consultation is that bariatric weight loss surgery isn’t just a quick fix for losing weight. It’s a catapult toward a healthier lifestyle. As
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.
Bariatric surgery comes in many different forms. Whether you have undergone Lap Band surgery, Obalon balloon, gastric bypass, or the gastric sleeve procedure, you’ve made an important and life changing decision to transform your body, mind, and future. Obesity is a serious health problem in America. In fact, over 30 percent of our nation’s
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.
Are you overweight and insulin dependent? Gastric bypass is a viable solution for patients who suffer from obesity-related diabetes. Gastric bypass is the most popular and widely used weight loss surgery, constituting more than 50 percent of bariatric surgical procedure performed. With extensive fellowship training in bariatric weight loss surgery, Dr. Frenzel has the knowledge
Talking to women after bariatric weight loss surgery, I often hear the questions, “Why were my boobs the first thing to go?” That question is so telling. When losing weight, women often lose weight in their breasts before anywhere else. While men lose weight immediately in their abdomen and neck and every other place women
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,
A sleeve gastrectomy, gastric sleeve, is a bariatric procedure that creates a vertical sleeve of stomach using a stapling device. When patients are looking at the various weight loss surgeries available, many choose the gastric sleeve surgery. This procedure is designed for people who are at least 18 years old, have a BMI of 35
You’ve successfully undergone bariatric weight loss surgery! The courage and commitment to take that huge step in your overall health and wellness deserves to be recognized. What you’ve done for yourself has the ability to transform your future and give you a fresh start at not only physical health, but mental and emotional health improvements.
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
*Actual weight loss results may vary based on the individual. Lap band weight loss surgery is a highly used approach in fighting obesity. Surgeons use this completely reversible method to help patients lose weight quickly. Candidates for the lap band procedure are those who are at least 18 years old, have experienced past failures with
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
Many prospective patients put off weight loss surgery due to a lack of information on the procedures available. Dr. Frenzel and his staff at Advanced Bariatric Surgery want to help inform patients of the process of bariatric surgery. If you are wondering if you are qualified for one of the bariatric surgeries, including gastric band,
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
As the gold standard for weight loss surgery, gastric bypass offers obese patients with life changing physical, mental, and emotional benefits. Patients who have undergone gastric bypass report back to Dr. Frenzel that not only do they look better, but they feel better from a general health standpoint. Dr. Frenzel is a dual fellowship trained