Category Archives: Bariatric Surgery

What if Weight Loss Surgery Doesn’t Work?

What if Weight Loss Surgery Doesn’t Work? With a variety of weight loss surgeries to choose from, you may wonder what will happen if you choose one that just doesn’t really seem to work for you.  There are a couple of factors at play here.  It’s important to remember that even with bariatric surgery, weight…
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Long Term Success After Bariatric Surgery

Long Term Success After Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery is our specialty here at Advanced Surgical and Weight Loss Institute. We have been assisting the residents of Brevard County under the helm of Dr. Velarde, a fellowship-trained bariatric specialist with 10 years of experience. It is our mission to see our clients achieve long term successful…
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Is Weight Loss Surgery Covered by Insurance?

Is Weight Loss Surgery Covered by Insurance? Many people struggling with weight may be deeply longing for help to lose weight and get healthy.  Everyone has their own reasons for delaying the process.  For some, they don’t feel like they have the time to dedicate to working out or cooking healthy.  For some, they feel…
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Obesity and Exercise – a Vicious Cycle?

Obesity and Exercise – a Vicious Cycle? For those that are obese, this will likely hit home and make sense.  Except in cases due to illness or disease, obesity doesn’t usually happen rapidly.  Those that are obese may realize that they need to exercise to help lose weight.  The problem is that exercising hurts.  Excessive…
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