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Gastric LAP-BAND® Guide

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Whether you're considering LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery (sometimes referred to as "stomach band surgery") or have already had it...

...you've come to the right place! I'm a dietitian specializing in the gastric banding procedure.

My site will fill you in on all the details about the belly band...and life after bariatric banding.

And of course, since I AM a dietitian, I'll give extra attention to your new gastric band diet and all the issues surrounding it.

You see, success is not as simple as merely having stomach band surgery. Proper eating after bariatric surgery is a MUST. Your ultimate outcome (how much you end up weighing!) depends largely upon how committed and motivated you are to following the gastric band diet.

I'll give you those guidelines!

If you're just starting your research, I'll give you all the information on LAP-BAND® surgery you need to know. If you've already consulted a doctor or have already the stomach band, I'll answer those questions you may have been afraid to ask (or didn't even think to ask)!

LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery is simply a tool. It's up to YOU to make proper use of it. Allow me to help you. Think of me as your personal gastric band guide. :)

Can't find the answer to a specific question you have? Contact me! I'm only a click away!


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Gastric Lap Band Surgery: Stomach Band Surgery Overview
Free professional information about gastric lap band surgery. A must read if you're seriously considering a gastric banding procedure.
Gastric Lap Band Diet: How to Eat After Stomach Band Surgery
Professional lap band diet advice from a bariatric dietitian specializing in the stomach band surgery diet. Get tips on eating after bariatric surgery including...
Bariatric Vitamins: Gastric Lap-Band Patients NEED them
Gastric lap-band patients should take bariatric vitamins. Why? Reduced portion sizes make it difficult to take in all the nutrition you need through food alone!
Gastric Lap-Band eStore
Gastric Lap-Band estore: Find all the bariatric foods and protein powders you'll need to be successful.
Gastric Lap Band Accessories
Gastric lap band accessories that are as fun to own as they are to give as gifts.
Weight Loss Surgery Recipes: Bariatric Eating Made Simple
Weight loss surgery recipes that are delicious AND nutritious. Use these post lap band diet recipes to pack a lot of nutrition into small portions. Lap band recipes can be used with gastric sleeve...
Weight Loss Surgery Journal: Record Food Intake in a Gastric Lap Band Journal
Using a weight loss surgery journal designed specifically for gastric lap band patients is useful after stomach band surgery. Designed by a bariatric dietitian, this lap band journal is...
Gastric Lap-Band Diet Questions Answered by a Bariatric Dietitian
Get answers to all your gastric lap-band diet questions: After stomach band surgery can I eat bread, rice, or pasta? Can I drink alcohol? What should I do if I feel hungry all the time? Can I eat..
Calculate BMI: Do You Qualify for Weight Loss Surgery?
Calculate BMI (Body Mass Index) to determine whether or not your weight makes you a good candidate for gastric lap band weight loss surgery.
Gastric Lap-Band Surgery Cost
Gastric lap-band surgery cost is an important consideration in your decision about having weight loss surgery. Find out how much will it cost, if your will insurance pay, what financing...
Gastric Lap-Band Surgeons:Important Questions to Ask When Interviewing a WLS Doc
How do you choose between gastric lap-band surgeons? Interview. Ask the right questions. YOU'RE doing the hiring. How many gastric band surgeries do you perform per month? What is your...
Gastric Lap-Band Results Gallery: Real People, Real Results
See gastric lap-band results and/or submit YOUR own "before and after" photos to share with those considering weight loss surgery. See the weight loss that's possible after gastric banding...
Your Personal Lap-Band® Blog
Your Personal Gastric Lap-Band Guide BLOG informs you of recipes of the week, site updates, and important news from the world of weight loss surgery.
Gastric Lap-Band Information: Find the Resources You Need
Having the right gastric lap-band information...including resources and support...is equally important as weight loss surgery itself. That's because weight loss isn't as simple as having...
Gastric Lap-Band Blog
Keeping your own gastric lap-band blog provides often needed support, encouragement, accountability, and the knowledge that you're not alone! Start your own blog with this easy...
Tucson Lap-Band: Thinking About Bariatric Surgery?
Take the necessary steps to find Tucson lap-band surgeons, dietitians, support groups, and important tools. "The Old Pueblo's" weight loss surgery step-by-step guide.
Bariatric Food: Products That Get the Thumbs Up from a Bariatric Dietitian
Magnificant "must have" bariatric food. Get weekly updates on foods that get the stamp of approval for use after weight loss surgery.
Gastric Lap-Band Success Depends Largely on Having the Right Tools
Improve your chances of gastric lap-band success with this weight loss surgery "toolbox." Don't leave home without...
Meet Suzette Kroll, RD, Your Personal Lap-Band Guide
Bariatric Nutritionist Suzette Kroll of Tucson, AZ, is a Registered Dietitian, certified intrinsic coach and specialist in gastric lap band surgery.
Contact Suzette Kroll, RD, Your Personal Lap-Band Guide
Contact Your Personal Lap-Band Guide, Suzette Kroll, RD. Ask questions and leave comments about this website here.