Weight Loss Surgery Blog | WeightWise Oklahoma

March 7, 2022


Can you believe that it’s almost St. Patrick’s Day? It’s almost time for shamrocks and all things green! Spring holidays like St. Patrick’s Day are a joyous time to celebrate the season! However, many “holiday” foods may leave you feeling uncomfortable after…

What is a bariatric doctor? What is bariatric medicine? How can they help obese patients with health problems, such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes? There are many weight loss trends that come and go, with a lot of different…

Gastric Sleeve Pre-Op Diet Recipes

If you have decided to undergo gastric sleeve surgery, you are likely preparing your next steps. This will include — in consultation with your care provider — familiarizing yourself with gastric sleeve pre-op diet recipes and recommendations. Gastric sleeve (or…

Feminine Odor After Gastric Sleeve

If you are considering undergoing weight loss surgery, you are probably reading about the different types of surgeries, the amount of weight you can expect to lose, and what to expect during the recovery process. If you have decided gastric sleeve surgery is the best…

How important is sleep for our overall wellness? Recently, a common question asked by health practitioners to their patients has been, “How have you been sleeping recently?” The increase in curiosity regarding patient’s sleep is likely due to the vast amount of…

Obesity and Fast Food in America 

Over the years, obesity rates in America have skyrocketed. Is fast food to blame? Let’s take a look at obesity and fast food in America. What is obesity? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat…

Bariatric Friendly Restaurants: A complete guide

Following the strict diet requirements for weight loss surgery recovery can be very difficult, especially when everyone around you wants to go out to eat. Bariatric-friendly restaurants can be hard to find, so here are a few tips and tricks to help you get started….

  Are you feeling extra cold after weight loss surgery? Wondering if these cold feelings are normal? If so, you are not alone in feeling this way! Some of our patients at WeightWise, who have recently undergone bariatric surgery, express that they experience…

How To Stop Mindless Eating — And Identify It

You might be thinking that you didn’t sign up for a vocabulary lesson this morning! But the idea of mindful eating — and learning how to stop mindless eating — is so important for every person, not just if you have had weight loss surgery. So  here’s a quote:…

Hitting Weight Loss Plateau? Test Your VO2

Have you hit a plateau in your weight loss? Hitting weight loss plateaus can be frustrating. WeightWise is here to help you get past this common roadblock with a suggestion: Test your VO2 max! Sometimes called maximal oxygen consumption (or uptake) or maximal aerobic…



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