Announcement! – New Manhattan Office Location

The New York Bariatric Group is happy to announce the opening of our new Manhattan Office location. The office is located at 275 Seventh Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York NY, 10001. The new office is located in the heart of the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City in 40,000 square feet of professional medical space. We will be sharing the office space with The New York Cardiovascular Associates who have become a premier practice in the management of cardiology, vascular disease, pulmonary disease, sleep disorders and primary care medicine. Dr. Shawn M. Garber and Dr. Spencer A. Holover will continue to see follow-up patients as well as new patients at our new office location. Seminars will also be held at this location.

Convenient public transportation to our office: 1, 2, 3, A, C, and E trains.

To schedule an appointment at our New Manhattan Office, please call 866-569-7049.

Newsletter - October 2012

Newsletter - October 2012

Newsletter - October 2012

St. Charles Hospital is offering complimentary nutritional classes for the patients of the New York Bariatric Group

Newsletter - October 2012

We at the New York Bariatric Group are dedicated to the success of our patients. Deciding to undergo weight loss surgery is only the beginning of a patient’s weight loss journey. The real work starts after surgery. That is why the New York Bariatric Group has a robust support system in place for all patients and we have recently expanded our post op program to include complimentary nutrition classes at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, NY. These classes will be held the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month and are available to all of our patients, at not charge.

Stephanie Giraulo, RD, CDN, MBA, Director of Nutritional Services at St. Charles Hospital will head this initiative to ensure long term weight loss through continued education. Ms. Giraulo and her staff are specially trained to cater to the specific dietary needs of the bariatric patient. So, whether you are at the beginning of your weight loss journey and need some guidance on food choices and preparation, or only a few pounds away from your goal weight, we hope to see you take advantage of these sessions. Please click here to register or visit our website StopObesityForLife.com and click on seminar schedule. Our first session is scheduled for October 22nd. We hope to see you there!

Trick or Treat? The TRUTH Behind Food Labels

Make each Supermarket Visit a TREAT and NOT A TRICK!

Do you find at times that labels on goods try to trick you into thinking they are healthier options? Part of living a healthy lifestlye is eating the right foods. This requires you to master the art of reading and understadning food labels. Being able to translate healthy food labels will not only help you make healthier choices when purchasing food, but also guide you in your weight loss journey. Read the table to below to fully understand the meaning behind each label.

Label Claim Definition
Free (ex. Fat Free, Sugar Free) Less than 0.5 grams per serving
Low Fat 3 grams or less per serving
Low Sodium 140 milligrams or less per serving
Low Calorie 40 calories or less per serving
Reduced (ex. Reduced Fat, Reduced Sodium) At least 25% less than comparable food
Extra Lean Less than 5 grams of total fat, 2 grams of saturated fat and 95 milligrams of cholesterol per 3 ounce serving
Light/Lite At least 1/3 fewer calories and no more than 1/2 the fat, sugar, or sodium in the original product
Fresh The food has not been frozen, heated or chemically preserved.

To help our patients develop and maintain a healthy diet before and after surgery, our weight loss surgery program provides extensive nutritional counseling. If you are a patient and have dietary conerns, please contact our main office 866-569-7049.

to schedule an appointment with our registered nutritionists.

Thomas

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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Nicole

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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Robert

Lost 76lbs

Robert's success story

I was tired of the way I looked. I was tired of the way I felt.

I knew if I didn't change something soon, I was going to be in a lot of trouble. The consultation process was a lot easier than I expected. I was met with open arms. I was treated like I was the only patient here. Not only did they answer all of my questions, they had questions for me to make sure I was the right candidate for the surgery. After surgery and that weight started dropping off, my life started changing for the better.

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Samantha

Lost 92lbs

Samantha's success story

I feel like a completely different person.

I had the gastric sleeve procedure. The driving factor behind me getting this procedure was my health. I didn't feel good physically or mentally. I had joint pains, even standing was difficult sometimes. Emotionally, this surgery completely turned my life around. I have so much more confidence. So much more happiness. I feel like a completely different person. I feel stronger. I feel able to accomplish more.

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Eileen

Lost 99lbs

Eileen's success story

It saved my life.

The driving factor behind me getting my procedure was that I couldn't get up off the floor with my granddaughter. That was my why. That was my big reason for having this surgery done. After surgery, it was a little bit of a struggle with what to eat. What you put in your mouth that you don't even think about. You don't think about what you're eating or how you're eating and portion size. It's what I do now every single day. The procedure has changed my life in so many ways. It saved my life.

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Brittany

Lost 126lbs

Brittany's success story

I am totally comfortable in my own skin.

I think I always grew up identifying myself as less than other people because I was fat. I decided to tackle that and just live my life. I had a sleeve gastrectomy. It changed how I view myself. How I communicate with people. I'm able to be much more of myself and live the life I always thought I should have been living. I am totally comfortable in my own skin. You have the tools you need to succeed here.

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Desiree

Lost 157lbs

Desiree's success story

I have a brand new life. I can do things I couldn't do before.

I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy because I had just become diabetic, and I had hypertension for many years. I lost a total of 157 pounds in 11 months. I have a brand new life. I can do things I couldn't do before. Everyone at New York Bariatric Group has been wonderful. They are kind. They are understanding. They make you feel comfortable. They will guide you every step of the way on your journey so that you can be successful.

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