16

Dec

Welcome to Our New Home

We have exciting news to share: We have officially opened our new office!It's located right across from Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor and is designed to serve all of Westchester photoCounty. Our new address: 1985 Crompound Road, Building C, Cortlandt Man...

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16

Dec

Do You Know Your BMI?

Most people can tell you what they weigh. Not many know their BMI.BMI is your Body Mass Index. It's the primary measure of obesity. It’s a measure of weight proportionate to height. You can calculate your BMI by dividing your weight in kilograms by your height in met...

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16

Dec

A Question You Should Always Ask

Thinking about weight-loss surgery? It's a big step. It’s a life-changer. You can learn a lot about the experience on our website. Many patients have told their stories here.If you’re considering your options, we have one important piece of advice for you. Befo...

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16

Dec

Weight-Loss Surgery: It’s Not Cheating

Debbie Elcik is a middle school teacher. We're happy she’s agreed to share her weight-loss story with us.“As a kid, I always had an extra bit of weight to lose and never lost it,” she says. “I was active, but was always chubby. As an adult, my weigh...

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16

Dec

How Many Reasons Do You Need?

We've said it before: If you’re reading this blog, you’re doing the right thing. No one should take surgery lightly. The best course of action is to learn all you can about your options, and then make an informed decision.In this series of blogs, you’ll f...

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16

Dec

Half the Woman She Used To Be

Lisa Lucchese is 135 pounds. Five years ago, she weighed 285.She had her weight-loss surgery on Sept. 11, 2007. Last weekend, she went sky-diving. “It was awesome,” she says. She's been ziplining, too.Lisa is a nurse. She co-leads a support group for people wh...

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16

Dec

Have You Seen This Yet?

If you are taking the time to read this blog, we are guessing that you are considering serious action to lose your extra weight. Good for you!By scanning through our blog series, you'll find the personal stories of people like you who have struggled through the challenge o...

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16

Dec

His and Her Stories, Part Two

Last week, Bob Reynolds shared his weight-loss success story. This week, it's his wife Vicky’s turn:Vicky: “I went on Weight Watchers two years ago and lost 35 pounds in a year, which wasn’t bad, but it’s not a lot either. Then, I decided to re...

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16

Dec

Happy Anniversary, Bob and Vicky!

mouth. I figured, OK, let me try to do what I can.“I started going to the gym and working with a trainer. I lost almost 30 pounds. Then I had a car accident. That put me back to square one. I had 14 herniated discs, I couldn't work out, and when you become sedentary...

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16

Dec

Thinking About Soft Drinks

Everyone has an opinion about New York City's planned new law banning large soft drinks. Whether you think it’s a good law or bad law depends mostly on your view of the proper role of government in our lives.Public opinion polls show a majority of Americans oppose Ne...

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