Weight Loss AfterCare: Partnering with HOW Clinic

At MyLife Bariatrics, we understand that weight loss surgery is just the beginning of your journey toward a healthier and more fulfilling life. We partner with the HOW Clinic for our world-class AfterCare program. The success of bariatric surgery is significantly influenced by the quality of aftercare you receive. 

Our comprehensive AfterCare program is designed to support you through every transformation phase, ensuring long-term success and optimal health outcomes. Here, we delve into the numerous benefits of weight loss surgery aftercare and why it is essential to your weight loss journey.

Maximizing Weight Loss Results

The primary goal of weight loss surgery is to help you lose a substantial amount of weight. However, achieving and maintaining this weight loss requires ongoing support and guidance. 

Our AfterCare program includes regular follow-up appointments with our experienced bariatric team, which allows us to monitor your progress and make necessary adjustments to your treatment plan. This ongoing monitoring helps to ensure that you continue to lose weight at a healthy and sustainable rate, maximizing the results of your surgery.

Nutritional Support and Guidance

Proper nutrition is crucial after bariatric surgery. Our aftercare program includes consultations with registered dietitians who specialize in post-bariatric surgery nutrition. They provide personalized meal plans and nutritional guidance to help you meet your dietary needs while avoiding common post-surgery complications such as nutrient deficiencies.

Following a tailored nutrition plan ensures that your body receives the essential nutrients it needs to heal and thrive.

Psychological and Emotional Support

Weight loss surgery is a life-changing procedure that can bring about a range of emotions, from excitement and joy to anxiety and stress. Our AfterCare program offers psychological support to help you navigate these emotional changes. 

Our team of licensed therapists and counselors is available to provide individual or group therapy sessions. They can help you address any mental health concerns, develop coping strategies, and build a positive relationship with your body and food. Emotional support is vital in preventing weight regain and promoting long-term mental well-being.

Physical Activity and Fitness Guidance

Incorporating physical activity into your daily routine is essential for maintaining weight loss and improving overall health. Our AfterCare program includes personalized fitness plans designed by certified fitness trainers who understand the unique needs of post-bariatric surgery patients. 

Whether you are new to exercise or looking to enhance your current fitness routine, our trainers will work with you to develop a safe and effective plan that fits your lifestyle and helps you achieve your fitness goals.

Monitoring and Managing Health Conditions

Many patients undergoing weight loss surgery have pre-existing health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and sleep apnea. Our AfterCare program includes regular monitoring and management of these conditions. 

By closely tracking your health status and making necessary adjustments to your treatment plan, we help you improve or even resolve these conditions, leading to a better quality of life and reduced dependence on medications.

Preventing Complications

After weight loss surgery, there is a risk of complications such as infections, hernias, and nutritional deficiencies. 

Our AfterCare program is designed to prevent these complications through regular follow-ups, early detection, and prompt intervention. By staying vigilant and proactive, we can address any issues before they become serious problems, ensuring a smoother and safer recovery process.

Long-Term Lifestyle Changes

Sustaining weight loss and overall health requires long-term lifestyle changes. Our AfterCare program focuses on educating and empowering you to make these changes. 

We provide workshops, seminars, and resources on topics such as healthy eating habits, stress management, and building a supportive environment. By equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle, we help you achieve long-term success and prevent weight regain.

Building a Supportive Community

One of the most valuable aspects of our AfterCare program is the sense of community it fosters. We offer support groups where you can connect with other patients who are on similar journeys. 

Sharing experiences, challenges, and successes with others who understand what you are going through can provide motivation, encouragement, and a sense of belonging. Our supportive community is here to cheer you on and help you stay committed to your goals.

Continuous Education and Resources

Weight loss surgery is a lifelong commitment, and staying informed is crucial. Our AfterCare program provides continuous education through newsletters, online resources, and educational events. 

We keep you updated on the latest research, tips, and best practices in bariatric care. By staying informed, you can make better decisions about your health and well-being.

Enhanced AfterCare Program with HOW Clinic

Every patient is unique, and so are their needs. Our AfterCare program is tailored to meet your specific requirements, ensuring that you receive personalized care and attention. Following your surgery, once you reach the two month mark, our partner experts at the Health Optimization & Wellness Clinic (HOW Clinics) play an even more prominent role in your care.

You will experience How2HEAL, a unique and comprehensive program built from the ground up by Dr. Jamie Le, a bariatrician, respirologist and ICU doctor. All MyLife clients get to experience Dr. Le's How2HEAL program for the entire 12 month duration.

Dr. Le and his team will introduce you to the evidence-based and professionally supervised How2HEAL program. From advanced dietary advice, coaching and therapy and weight loss medications, How2HEAL is designed to help you achieve your maximal weight loss potential.

How2HEAL sessions are conducted via telemedicine, through the HOW app and/or in-person and group sessions.

MyLife Bariatrics & HOW Clinic: Partners in Weight Loss

At MyLife Bariatrics and the HOW Clinic, we are committed to your long-term success. Our comprehensive AfterCare program is designed to provide the support, guidance, and resources you need to thrive after weight loss surgery. 

By embracing the benefits of aftercare, you can achieve lasting weight loss, improved health, and a better quality of life. Let us be your partner in this transformative journey, supporting you every step of the way.

Book a consultation with us today or call MyLife Bariatrics at (416) 293-6111. You can also visit mylifebariatrics.com and follow us on Instagram or Facebook.