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The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

All of us at the New York Bariatric Group send our heartfelt thoughts to those impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Due to the aftermath of the hurricane, our office was closed for a brief period of time. We apologize for any inconveniences we may have caused. If you need to reschedule an appointment, please call our main office at 800-633-8446. We will handle each appointment with the upmost care and sensitivity. Please continue to be safe in the aftermath of this historic storm.


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Thanksgiving Day for the Bariatric Patient

The celebration of Thanksgiving can present itself as a great challenge for bariatric patients. If you follow these helpful tips you will not only allow yourself to enjoy the holiday, but also stay on path of your weight loss journey.

Tips for Thanksgiving Day

1. Make sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day! Water helps to create the sensation of fullness
2. Before enjoying your meal, you should have at least two protein supplements
3. Enjoy your turkey– but try to avoid the skin as much as possible and pick lower calorie/lower fat white meat.
4. Fill up your plate with delicious and colorful vegetables, leaving less room for high calorie food
5. Eat off of smaller plates to trick your eyes into thinking that you are eating more.
6. Use any types of gravies or other sauces very sparingly during your meal.
7. Avoid empty and dehydrating calories found in alcoholic beverages.
8. If you want dessert- make sure to pick one type and consume a small portion.

If Thanksgiving Dinner made you fall off track, don’t fret!
We will be hosting FREE ONLINE and In-Person Support Groups to help you get back on track!
Click here to register online and attend a support group near you!

As we commence this holiday season, we hope you will give thanks for all of your blessings in life – especially the gift of good health. Happy Thanksgiving.

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Our team is happy to speak with you and help you understand any of the treatments we offer, or answer any questions you have. Please call and speak with us at 800-633-8446, or read more about the surgical and non-surgical options we offer here.

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What our patients are saying

“The staff and doctors at the New York Bariatric Group are amazing! They are always patient, helpful, and very understanding and pro-active with questions, problems, etc. After Lap Band surgery I feel fantastic. For the last 6 years I have not had to worry if my clothes would fit. I have been able to maintain my weight loss, and have so much more energy.”

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"Dr. Holover has a great personality, I love him, I consider him a good friend, and I recommend him to everyone. He and his staff are amazing. I thought my recovery would be worse, but it wasn’t. It was great. After a couple of days I was back on my feet and going, with three boys you don’t have time to be down. Now, my kids have to keep up with me!"

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"My results are incredible; I can go to any store and find clothes that fit, I don’t have to go to the big and tall store anymore. My family and friends say I look great, but more so are so happy about my health. Definitely go for it, it is well worth it."

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"My recovery was very easy, I started moving around pretty quick because the nurses had me up and about. Dr. Angstadt has a great bedside manner, a cheerful disposition and is very knowledgeable. He was genuinely concerned for me, he answered all of my questions and put me at ease. I couldn’t be happier, I think it is the best decision I ever made."

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"I was concerned about my health, my blood pressure, cholesterol, my mobility, my flexibility. A few friends told me about NYBG and I went to a seminar. I wanted to live a healthier life and live a long life. My recovery was great, after a week I was 100%. My doctor, Dr. Sekhar, has the best personality in the world."

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"I had a couple of friends who had bariatric surgery done by Dr. Garber a few years back and I decided to make the appointment. My favorite thing about the surgery is not being able to eat that much, eating whatever I want but in smaller portions. My results are amazing"

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*Individual results may vary.

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