Pulled Groin vs. Hernia
Anyone who has ever suffered from a hernia knows they can be extremely uncomfortable and incapacitating. Namely, the pain of an inguinal hernia — also called a “groin hernia” — can make it difficult for patients to bend over or even walk. Because a pulled groin muscle can also cause significant pain in the same region, patients sometimes confuse this… Continue Reading
Chicago Weight Loss Surgeons Discuss Candidates for Bariatric Surgery
The Chicago bariatric surgeons of Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center want patients interested in weight loss surgery to be aware of these important facts. Chicago, IL – According to the Chicago bariatric surgeons of Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center, the decision to undergo bariatric surgery can be a life-changing one. As they tell all of their prospective bariatric surgery patients,… Continue Reading
Protein Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
After undergoing weight loss surgery, patients need to adjust their diet to adapt to a healthier lifestyle. With help from our team at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center, this change can be both simple and delicious! Many of the recipes we share include Bariatric Advantage® Nutritional Supplements and High Protein Meal Replacement ingredients, which are easy and quick to make…. Continue Reading
Will I Need Plastic Surgery After Bariatric Surgery?
Bariatric surgery involves a collection of procedures, such as sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and duodenal switch options, which can effectively treat obesity for the right candidates. By altering the way your digestive system operates, bariatric surgery can lead to significant weight loss, producing visible results and improving patients’ lives. At Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center, our highly trained surgeons have… Continue Reading
Protein Pudding Recipe for High Protein Meal Replacement
Men and women who have undergone weight loss surgery often need to adjust their diet and lifestyle to ensure they are getting enough nutrients to maintain not only their results but their overall health. Our team at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists / Kane Center offer Bariatric Advantage® Nutritional Supplements to help patients get the vitamins they need. For a delicious… Continue Reading
Thank You to Our Medical Assistants
In honor of Medical Assistants Recognition Week, we want to highlight the amazing Medical Assistants that work so hard to support our team at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists / Kane Center every day. Thank you for everything that you do! Your loyalty and dedication to helping both our doctors and patients allow us to provide the high quality of care… Continue Reading
How to Choose the Best Bariatric Surgeon, Chicago Physicians Weigh In
The bariatric surgeons at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center highlight key factors to look for when researching weight loss surgeons. Chicago, IL — When it comes to bariatric surgery, the doctors at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center explain that finding a highly qualified surgeon is essential for a patient’s safety and long-term success. Since weight loss surgery can permanently change… Continue Reading
Why Do I Sweat So Easily?
Sweating helps to cool down the body, and while this is a perfectly normal function of the body, anyone who suffers from excessive sweating knows it can be a nuisance. Medically referred to as hyperhidrosis, this condition occurs when the sweat glands are working harder than they need to. Those who suffer from excessive sweating can typically be categorized as… Continue Reading
Will I Lose My Hair After Bariatric Surgery?
As with any major surgery, the recovery from bariatric surgery can lead to temporary side effects as your body heals. For some individuals this may involve hair loss for approximately three to four months after their weight loss procedure. While there are multiple causes of this cosmetic concern, it is believed that hair loss following bariatric surgery is due to… Continue Reading
Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Bypass
Gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgeries are both very common bariatric procedures designed to help those with morbid obesity achieve significant weight loss. While they are similar in many ways, the two techniques have distinct differences. Gastric sleeve and gastric bypass both involve decreasing the size of the stomach to ultimately lead to weight loss. By having a smaller stomach,… Continue Reading