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Green Bay Parks Prescription Program
Prevea Health, Live54218 and The City of Green Bay partnered to create a parks prescription (rx) program called Green Bay Parks Rx — a local, clinically-based effort to encourage balanced, healthy lifestyles and help prevent obesity in kids.
Success after bariatric surgery
Some people are concerned about keeping the weight off after surgery. It’s a valid concern. The more you put into your new lifestyle the more you will get out of it.
Bariatric surgery risks and complications
Overall, weight loss surgery is very safe with 80 to 90 percent of patients having no post-operative complications. Below is a list of bariatric surgery complications listed by procedure and their percentage of likelihood.
Bariatric surgery cost
When considering bariatric surgery it is important to look at all aspects of the surgery including the financial cost. It is best to contact your insurance company to know what will all be covered. Below are some frequently asked questions in regard to bariatric surgery cost.
Is bariatric surgery right for me?
Good candidates meet specific criteria. Here are more requirements if you are looking to get bariatric surgery.
Benefits of bariatric surgery
Bariatric surgery's main objective is weight loss. In addition to weight loss, bariatric surgery includes many more benefits including increased mobility, decrease in depression and often improves or resolves many other medical conditions.
The bariatric surgery process
Because your care is very individualized, we compile a multidisciplinary team that cares for you and your individual needs, however the general process is the same for all patients. Below is a detailed list of steps in the bariatric surgery process.
Bariatric diet and bariatric vitamins
Bariatric surgery changes a person’s lifestyle. Here are some frequently asked questions about bariatric surgery diet and bariatric vitamins.
ReShape Balloon Procedure
When you are serious about losing weight and improving your health, the ReShape balloon procedure may be what you need to help you lose the weight and keep it off.
Types of bariatric surgery
Prevea bariatric surgeons perform two kinds of bariatric surgery procedures—the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and vertical sleeve gastrectomy. Both weight loss surgery procedures have their own benefits and risks. Below is a summary of the two procedures.
Causes of obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat accumulates to a point that negatively affects your health. Obesity can lead to reduced life expectancy and increased health problems.
Ideal Weigh is a four-phase plan in which women can expect to lose an average of 2 to 3 pounds per week and men, an average of 4 to 5 pounds per week.
Exercise Calorie Expenditures
Mowing the lawn? Cleaning the house? Calories can be burned in a variety of ways. Find out how many are burned while exercising or completing daily tasks.
Track Your Success
You may have heard that if you burn 3,500 calories you’ll lose one pound, or that losing weight is as simple as “calories in versus calories burned”. But do you know how many calories are in the foods you’re eating or how much you burn out for a walk?
Get Active in 2018!
If you haven't been physically active in a while, you may be wondering how to get started again.
Healthy Holiday Eating
It is easy to over indulge around the holidays. Registered dietitian Deb Guenterberg and health coach Brittany Ingledew are here to provide a few tips on maintaining a healthy weight this holiday season.
Improve Your Eating Habits
When it comes to eating, some of our habits are good and others are not.
Many of us tend to underestimate the amount of food we eat each day, and we often misjudge the recommended portion sizes for several foods.
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