Category Archives: Bariatric Surgery

Healthy Eating After Weight Loss Surgery

September 18, 2019

When we think of eating healthily, one of the first food items that we consider are soups and salads. There are countless diets that lead us in this direction for weight loss. It is almost second nature to believe that … Continue reading

Head Vs. Body – Are You Really Hungry?

July 15, 2019

Originally published on July 1, 2011 and updated on Jun 23, 2019 So, you think you are hungry – but are you really? Is your body hungry, or is it head hunger? Head hunger can be caused by many different … Continue reading

Need More Energy after Bariatric Surgery? Eat the Right Foods

July 1, 2019

Originally published on May 25, 2011 and updated on Jun 12, 2019 “I would love to work out, but I have no energy.” How many times have you said that? It’s a common problem we all encounter – weight loss … Continue reading

Gastric Bypass Treatment Lower BMI Non-Obese Diabetic Patients

April 16, 2019

By Muhammad S. Feteiha, MD, FACS For years, surgeons and patients alike have marveled at the improvements in type-2 diabetes within days or weeks of bariatric surgery – specifically, gastric bypass surgery. Until recently, it was assumed that dramatic weight … Continue reading

Weight Loss Plateaus – What Can We Do?

August 5, 2018

There isn’t a dieter in the world that hasn’t experienced a weight loss plateau during their lifestyle change. This is no different for weight loss surgery patients. Weight loss plateaus usually occur a few months after surgery and can be … Continue reading

What is the Best Bariatric Surgery Procedure?

April 24, 2018

Advancements in bariatric surgery have yielded an unprecedented number of options for patients looking to improve or eliminate the diseases associated with morbid obesity and lose weight along the way. Each of the many weight loss surgery options present strong … Continue reading

Managing Your Weight Several Years Out from Bariatric Surgery

April 6, 2018

Anyone who has dieted knows that the first phase of weight loss is exciting and far easier than maintaining that weight loss over the long-term. There are both physical and psychological reasons for this phenomenon. The weight loss process after … Continue reading

Preparing for Weight Loss Surgery

July 25, 2016

Deciding to have weight loss surgery is a major step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly.  If you have struggled with obesity for most of your life, you have experienced the frustration of many diet and exercise failures.  Now … Continue reading

How To Prepare For Your First Consultation

June 25, 2015

Your first consultation represents a very important start to the weight loss surgery process. You will have been introduced to our practice and some of our staff by attending one of our seminars with Dr. Muhammad Feteiha, Dr. Joao Lopes … Continue reading

Is Acid Reflux Improved Or Worsened With Bariatric Surgery?

July 30, 2014

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD affects millions of Americans, many of whom are overweight and obese. Indeed, one of the biggest risk factors for chronic acid reflux is obesity. There are two reasons for this. First, the excess weight, called … Continue reading

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Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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