Category Archives: Aftercare

Ways to Avoid Last Minute Choices

December 2, 2018

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail! Every WLS patient should adopt this statement as a mantra. Making choices on the run as you dash from work projects to afterschool soccer games to dinner reservations and special social …

When Zero Calories Does Not Equal Zero Calories

November 22, 2018

“I can eat as much of that candy as I want…it’s sugar-free and fat-free!” If this sounds too good to be true, then of course it is!  Eating too much of anything, especially at one time can potentially cause a …

Your Efforts Make a Real Difference

November 7, 2018

Choices are something we make every day.  We choose what time to get to bed, to wake up and what time to eat. These seem like small insignificant moments in an extremely hectic life, but they are choices we make every …

10 Things to Do Instead of Overeating

October 30, 2018

You’ve worked hard all day. You went to work prepared with a lunch bag filled with protein-rich, nutrient dense foods. You’ve filled and refilled your trusty water bottle several times throughout the day. You tracked every morsel that went in …

Maintain Your Inspiration After Bariatric Surgery!

September 22, 2018

Physical action and movement in fulfilling your dreams can rekindle the Spark but, without incorporating your mind and spirit into the process, any achievements may be short-lived. Here are some ways to incorporate your mind and soul into the steps you …

8 Things You Need to Know About Bariatric Surgery And Pregnancy

February 8, 2018

Bariatric surgery is the most effective long-term solution for morbid obesity and its positive effects extend far beyond simple weight loss. Many women who are of childbearing age have reduced fertility as a result of being obese. Undergoing bariatric surgery …

Expectations After Bariatric Surgery

February 10, 2017

You’re going to do it! You’re having weight loss surgery and you are suitably excited. You know that bariatric surgery has been proven to help people lose weight, but you’ve also been cautioned that surgery is not a magic bullet …

Family – A Great Help or a Potential Hurdle?

January 23, 2017

You’re all set to go. You’ve done your research, found a bariatric surgery practice, had a consultation, and completed all the insurance requirements. Our office just called to advise you that you’ve been approved for surgery! You’ve saved enough to …

Weight Loss Plateaus After Bariatric Surgery

December 20, 2016

Hitting a road block while losing weight occurs frequently for all of us and it is no different after bariatric surgery. While the long term goal is for patients to lose approximately 1-3 pounds per week, the first several months …

Cravings After Weight Loss Surgery and What To Do About Them

December 7, 2016

As someone who has recently changed their lifestyle, a bariatric patient will undoubtedly face the very real dilemma of fighting food cravings that didn’t disappear once the surgery was over. Cravings for certain foods and drink that were once part …

The Winthrop Surgical Weight Loss Program offers bariatric surgery to those suffering from obesity in Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn and all of New York. Our three dedicated weight loss surgeons and staff provide safe and effective solutions to excess weight and morbid obesity.

Nassau County


700 Stewart Ave., Suite 200,
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 663-1430
Fax: (516) 222-2442
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Suffolk County


157 East Woodside Ave.
Patchogue, New York 11772
Phone: (631) 475-1900
Fax: (631) 475-1955
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