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Nationally renowned New York Bariatric Group to open Staten Island office next month

Since founding the New York Bariatric Group (NYBG) 22 years ago, Dr. Shawn Garber has performed thousands of gastric bypass and Lap-Band procedures and helped develop a single incision sleeve gastrectomy technique that has become an industry standard.

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9 Habits That Kill a Metabolism and How To Increase It

Metabolism. We have all heard this word over and over again. Most of us have “blamed” our metabolism for our weight or wished we could increase metabolism so we could maintain our goal weight.

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Stay Motivated with Lifestyle Changes & 5 Steps for Your Promise

Do you recall the excitement you had when you made a decision to embark on lifestyle changes?

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After WLS, What To Do When Your Mind Is Hungrier Than Your Stomach

Physical hunger is a physiological response to a biological need for nutrition and can be satiated with nutrient based food.

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Lost 145lbs

Thomas' success story

I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man.

Everybody treated me like a king. The day of surgery, I was excited. The hospital couldn’t be any nicer. I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man. My recovery was awesome. I was out of bed that day. My wife and kids were my motivation on getting this surgery. They are my whole life. I’m happy I’m going to be around for them.

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Lost 76lbs

Nicole's success story

I hit my goal weight ... and I feel fabulous

I had the gastric bypass. I am Type 2 Diabetic and I wanted to gain control of my sugar. I hit my goal weight in about 5 and half months and I feel fabulous. The procedure has completely changed my life for the better because it has empowered me as a middle aged woman that I can really do everything and anything that I want to do. I don't put an age on anything. I don't say I'm too old for something.

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Lost 76lbs