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  1. Greetings, Researchers at the Bariatric Surgery Registry (BSR) and Master's students at Cairnmillar Institute are conducting important research into the psychosocial experiences and general health and wellbeing of patients after their surgical weight-loss procedure. This information is critical to improving the quality of care that bariatric surgery patients receive. We would like to formally invite all patients who have undergone weight-loss surgery to participate in this project by completing a short-online survey. It is expected the questionnaire will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. By selecting the web-link below, you will be taken to a Patient Information Sheet outlining in plain language what the questionnaire will entail, inlcuding privacy and confidentiality. Please follow the link and read these statements carefully before you agree/consent to take part. Please note that participation is completely anonymous and voluntary. You may complete the survey online via this link: https://monash.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cwJhYMicGrjFPjT If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at any time: Email: bariatric.surgery.cmi@gmail.com OR med-bsrcallcentre@monash.edu Phone: RoseAnne Misajon, at the Cairnmillar Institute, 9813 3400 Mobile: The BSR Research Team, 0459 758 173 kind regards, The BSR Research Team
  2. It makes sense to me. Better to eat "real food" (i.e. unprocessed) and using nutritious ingredients rather than the VLCD shakes, bars, soups and desserts which have come out of a packet, and are a food-like product. Personally I'd much rather have a salad with some protein rather than eat those products. "Be Fit Food, founded by clinical dietitian Kate Save and bariatric surgeon Dr Geoff Draper, was born out of the pair’s frustration with clients using “shake diets” to attempt to lose weight before surgery. The company sells tailored, prepackaged meals based around the ketogenic diet — high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate — which forces the body to rapidly burn fat. Unlike competitors such as Lean Cuisine and Weight Watchers, Be Fit Foods claims to be the only company in the market that uses a “science-first” approach, starting with the required formula of macronutrients and working backwards to create the recipes." http://www.news.com.au/finance/small-business/lose-10-kilos-in-two-weeks-be-fit-food-scores-300000-investment-on-shark-tank/news-story/39ad4a6220a713a3dc5126161c346e90#itm=newscomau|finance|right-now-in-|0|Shark Tank Australia 2017%3A Be Fit Food scores %24300K from Jan...|story|Karl on Australia Day%3A ‘It must change’&itmt=1502837924978
  3. Hi Admin, First - just to acknowledge that you folk are all doing this "behind the scenes", and that you are all Volunteers. Doing this out of the generosity and goodness of your hearts, with the very best of intentions. And to thank you for all the "work behind the scenes" that you do. I am not web-site savvy, but I am wondering if, maybe, this site could be jiggled to provide a couple of extra categories e.g. "Bandit's Monthly", and "Sleever's Monthly" under appropriate categories? This could provide a forum for folks in the same situation to relate to. Unfortunately, for us sleevers, it appears as though "gastricsleevesupport" has fallen apart due to lack of Moderators/Admin. This site had forums - initiated by users - e.g. under "Sleevers Monthly" - "February 2015". Thank you for taking this into consideration - and thank you for all the "work behind the scenes" that you do. Kind regards, and "Thank You" for taking this on. Denzel.
  4. This makes sense to me. Better to eat "real food" (i.e. unprocessed) and using nutritious ingredients rather than the VLCD shakes, bars, soups and desserts which have come out of a packet, and are a food-like product. Personally I'd much rather have a salad with some protein rather than eat those products. "Be Fit Food, founded by clinical dietitian Kate Save and bariatric surgeon Dr Geoff Draper, was born out of the pair’s frustration with clients using “shake diets” to attempt to lose weight before surgery. The company sells tailored, prepackaged meals based around the ketogenic diet — high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate — which forces the body to rapidly burn fat. Unlike competitors such as Lean Cuisine and Weight Watchers, Be Fit Foods claims to be the only company in the market that uses a “science-first” approach, starting with the required formula of macronutrients and working backwards to create the recipes." http://www.news.com.au/finance/small-business/lose-10-kilos-in-two-weeks-be-fit-food-scores-300000-investment-on-shark-tank/news-story/39ad4a6220a713a3dc5126161c346e90#itm=newscomau|finance|right-now-in-|0|Shark Tank Australia 2017%3A Be Fit Food scores %24300K from Jan...|story|Karl on Australia Day%3A ‘It must change’&itmt=1502837924978
  5. If you are considering surgery, but not ready to actively seek a clinical consultation yet, and not sure what options are available, then this public educational seminar in Perth on 12 March 2012 by expert clinicians is for you. Surgical and non-surgical weight loss options seminar. If you want to understand more about the surgical procedures available, who each procedure is suitable for, the whole process, the costs, the risks involved, and the psychological impact, then register now on: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/surgical-and-non-surgical-weight-loss-options-tickets-21189015917. Early bird discount: $50, tea/coffee and fruit snack included. Seminar Content Session One: “The Latest in Liposculpture” Dr. Jayson Oates, Medical Director — Facial Plastics Academy Session Two: “Non-surgical medical procedure for body contouring” Dr. Jayson Oates, Medical Director — Facial Plastics Academy Session Three: “Weight Loss Surgery—Today’s Options” Dr. Chris Couch--Laparoscopic, Bariatric & General Surgeon — Perth Obesity Surgery Session Four: “Psychological Impact of Weight Loss Surgery” Dr. Tiziana Bufacchi--Clinical Psychologist — Life Resolutions Applecross
  6. http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/duodenal-switch-more-effective-than-gastric-bypass/article/396913/?DCMP=EMC-CA_UPDATE&cpn=tyl&spMailingID=10603483&spUserID=NzE1OTQ4OTU0NTgS1&spJobID=480748031&spReportId=NDgwNzQ4MDMxS0
  7. denzel

    Barimate

    How cool does this look! Does anyone use one? http://www.barimate.com/
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