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DEXA Scan -Available at Advance Surgical

DEXA scans now available at Advance Surgical. It is a great pre-operative tool for baseline measurements and post operatively – it allows you to monitor your weight loss progress. The DEXA is a very safe, low dose X-Ray machine, which gives an accurate assessment of your body composition. It measures your fat, muscle and bone […]... read more

DEXA Scanner Arriving Soon!

The DEXA is a very safe, low dose X-Ray machine, which gives an accurate assessment of your body composition. It measures your fat, muscle and bone to the gram. It is a great pre-operative tool for baseline measurements. Read More…... read more

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Heart Failure Risks in Severely Obese – “Bariatricnews.net”

Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of heart failure by more than half in obese patients without a history of heart disease or stroke, according to a study published by researchers from Greisinger Obesity Institute in Danville, PA. Read more in this article…... read more

Mr Jon Armstrong – Bariatric/Endocrine and General Surgeon

Mr Jon Armstrong can offer Bariatric/Weight Loss patients, a tailored approach in a multidisciplinary setting. We have a full team of dietitians and a clinical psychologist to assist you achieve weight loss. Don’t forget follow up just as important as initial procedure. also qualified for General Surgery procedures such as: Gallbladder Surgery Hernia (Umbilical/Inguinal) Surgery […]... read more

American Diabetes Association – emphasises role of metabolic surgery for T2DM treatment | Bariatric News

The American Diabetes Association has emphasised the important role of metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes   http://www.bariatricnews.net/?q=news%2F112620%2Fada-emphasises-role-metabolic-surgery-t2dm-treatment&ct=t%28BN+Gen+09%2F12%2F16%29  ... read more

Appointments for Post Operative Visits – Bariatric Surgery

Follow up visits are most important to make sure all is going well and you are on the right path in regards to diet and exercise. Please ensure you have your blood test done at least 1 week prior to post op visit ( so we can have results available for your visit) Call  9386 […]... read more

Surgery Improves Fertility in Obese Women of Reproductive Age.

Surgery improves fertility in obese women of reproductive age | Bariatric News Bariatric surgery improves factors that underlie fertility and pregnancy outcomes, according to the findings from a study by researchers from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.   http://www.bariatricnews.net/?q=news%2F112583%2Fsurgery-improves-fertility-obese-women-reproductive-age&ct=t%28BN+Gen+25%2F11%2F16%29... read more

Post Sleeve Gastrectomy Nutrition and Recipes

NUTRITION and RECIPES – Post Gastric Sleeve Surgery Our Dietitans are always on hand to give you advice, and they have some suitable meals for patients post sleeve gastrectomy. These will help patients maintain the correct nutrition necessary and will be portions suitable for post sleeve gastrectomy patients. MEAL IDEAS Breakfast 1 cup high fibre cereal/porridge […]... read more