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Getting Pregnant After Bariatric Surgery

Can I get pregnant following bariatric surgery?   This is a question we are commonly asked. Following bariatric surgery, most women find their fertility rapidly improves. So much may your fertility improve over the first couple of months that it may be possible to...

Healthy Habits Following Bariatric Surgery

So, you have made the decision to have bariatric surgery, had your operation, followed the very low-calorie diet provided by your dietitian and have had great success in losing weight – fantastic! However, for this new weight to be sustainable you will need to ensure...

Healthy Eating Over Christmas

It’s that time of year again - the decorations are up, the Christmas songs are playing on the radio, the supermarkets have chocolate on the end of every shelf and Christmas parties/gatherings are in full swing. For most of us this is a time of year that we use the...

3 Legged Stool Analogy

Dr Georgia Rigas, our senior Bariatric Medical Practitioner has insights into weight management gleaned from being involved in the care of thousands of patients during their weight loss journey. She has a has a useful analogy for the role that bariatric surgery plays...

Barriers to Accessing Treatment for Obesity

Dr Georgia Rigas, one of our resident GP’s and a very experienced bariatric practitioner, recently attended the Obesity Summit Australia 2018. Dr Rigas is Chair of the RACGP Obesity Management Specific Interests network and represented Australia’s GP’s at the summit....