Post Surgery


baxteradmin | 20.04.30

Mindful Eating- Bariatric Surgery

Pre-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT MAKE THE MOVE TO MINDFULNESS BY KISHANI TURNER Bariatric Dietitian Image of Formulite VLED shakes For most it is long journey to the point of considering or undertaking bariatric surgery. Many feel like they have failed having exhausted every diet or weight loss measure. Others have given up – exhausted by […]


Sleep Apnoea and Weight Loss Surge...

baxteradmin | 20.02.26

Post-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Sleep Apnoea and Weight Loss Surgery BY Dr Ian Baxter Upper Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Surgeon Do you suffer from Sleep Apnoea?  Did you know that obesity is one of the biggest contributors to causing sleep apnoea?  Find out what the connection between obesity and sleep apnoea is and how weight loss […]


Hair Loss Post Surgery

baxteradmin | 20.01.06

Blog - Hair loss after bariatric surgery

Post-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Hair loss after bariatric surgery BY KISHANI TURNER Accredited Practising Dietitian What is hair loss called? Telogen Effluvium which is an acceleration of normal hair loss   What causes hair loss? Bariatric Surgery Rapid weight loss Nutritional deficiency Medical conditions e.g. thyroid (hype + hypo thyroids)   How can I reduce […]


Bariatric Multivitamins

baxteradmin | 19.12.06

Post-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Bariatric Multivitamins – Sally-Anne Livock (Bariatric Dietitian) We can not stress enough how important it is to take a vitamin and mineral supplement for life after bariatric surgery. We always take time to explain why this is important in our pre surgery consultations, and I’d like to summarise just why this […]


Don’t Ditch Carbs

baxteradmin | 19.10.14

Post-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Don’t Ditch The Carbs – Sally-Anne Livock (Bariatric Dietitian) Bariatric surgery does not mean goodbye to carbs! ⠀ ⠀ It amazes me how often I hear “I don’t eat carbs any more”⠀ ⠀ Carbs – whole grains, cereals, rice, pasta and noodles, and the potato family all supply essential nutrition. They […]


Why Is Protein Important?

baxteradmin | 19.09.13

Post-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Why Is Protein Important? As Dietitians at SCMWLC we believe that to get to where you want to go you need to develop nutritional knowledge and eating intuition. People have these to varying degrees, but often by the time people walk through our doors these have been confused due to dieting. […]


Collagen vs. Whey – Let̵...

baxteradmin | 19.08.26

Whey vs. Collagen Protein WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT So many patients ask what the difference is between Whey and Collagen Protein. What are these functions, you ask?  Whey protein is a fast-digesting, complete protein that’s great for building muscle and is typically used before or after exercise because it is quickly absorbed by the body and […]


Tiny Tummyz – Post Surgery s...

baxteradmin | 19.08.20

Tiny Tummyz – Post op support WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Tiny Tummyz is a local company on the Gold Coast who provide Bariatric patients with freshly prepared food for their post-surgery phases. Here at the Sunshine Coast Medical Weight Loss Centre, we are big fans of their business and the support they provide post operatively to […]


Reading labels after Weight Loss S...

baxteradmin | 19.06.10

Post-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Reading nutrition labels After Bariatric surgery the quality of your food is important as the quantity is so small. We encourage you to use unprocessed natural foods as much as possible, limiting artificially sweetened and diet foods. It is also important to make choices low in both sugars and fats so […]


Weight regain after Bariatric surg...

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Post-surgery WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT Weight regain after Bariatric Surgery BY Sally-Anne Livock Accredited Practising Dietitian What is the expected weight loss for a patient in the first year of surgery? The total percentage of weight loss will vary for each patient, and there is no set number which we work on for how much you […]