February 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month’s Topic Is: Putting Your Fears to Bed: Thoughts of weight loss surgery can bring a sense of fear and concern to the surface. Join us at this month’s support group as we discuss fear and apprehensions that may arise throughout our journeys and strategies to overcome them. When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, February 20th @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield
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Weight Loss Surgery And My Race to Success

After Gastric Sleeve surgery, Frank lost 65 pounds and began training for his first 5K!   With every step toward the finish line, I was making my way toward a moment I knew would forever change my life. I began to remember where I was before bariatric surgery struggling with my weight and as I neared the end of the race, the old me —along with all those thoughts— vanished away. I ran my first 5K and I couldn’t be prouder of myself. Obesity ran in my family and I was not immune to it. When I started to gain
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Accepting New Patients for Low Body Mass Index (BMI) Weight Loss Surgery Study

Study Makes Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve Procedures Accessible to Patients with a Body Mass Index of 30-35 — Lower than the Current Threshold to Qualify for Surgery — in an Effort to Examine the Effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery in Reducing Obesity-Related Conditions such as Diabetes and Hypertension   SPRINGFIELD, N.J., (January 18, 2018) – New Jersey Bariatric Center is accepting new participants in a weight loss surgery study that makes bariatric surgery accessible to patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30-35, lower than the current threshold to qualify for surgery. The study, which is the only of
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January 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month’s Topic Is: Revisiting SMART Goals for 2018.  We will be discussing how to make your goals SMART.  We will start out by creating a goal for January and continue to create new goals each month.  Come with ideas for your first SMART goal! When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, January 16th @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield Moderator: Meagan Butler,
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Expands Locations with Opening of Hackettstown Office

Fifth Office Offers Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon and Medical Weight Loss Services to Residents of Warren County and Northern New Jersey SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (January 9, 2018) – New Jersey Bariatric Center, New Jersey’s leading medical and surgical weight loss practice, is proud to the announce the opening of its fifth location in Hackettstown, New Jersey. The new office addition will bring much-needed bariatric surgical and non-surgical options to residents of Northern New Jersey at a time when the obesity rate continues to be on the rise, says Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS, owner and director of New Jersey Bariatric
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Opens East Brunswick Office

Our Fourth Location Offers Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon and Medical Weight Loss Services to Residents of Central and Southern New Jersey SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (November 2, 2017) – New Jersey Bariatric Center® surgeons and staff are pleased to announce the expansion of the medical and surgical weight loss practice with the opening of its fourth office in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The expansion will bring more options to Central Jersey residents who are struggling to find long-term, sustainable weight loss solutions, says Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS, owner and director of New Jersey Bariatric Center®. The new office, located at
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September 2017 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month’s Topic Is: Non-Scale Victories – End of Summer Edition. What were you able to do this summer that you weren’t able to do prior to surgery? What non-scale goal would you like to set for yourself for next summer? Let’s discuss at the next support group! When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, September 19th @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield
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Weight Loss Surgery Made My Skydiving Dream A Reality

In life, there are many adventures we would love to experience and goals we would like to achieve that we never think are possible. Just a few years ago, I would sit around and let my life pass me by, and now, here I was 10,000 feet in the air, about to jump out of a plane! Looking out at Philadelphia, New York City, and the Delaware Water Gap, I was nervous yet excited at the same time, and all I kept thinking was I was making the impossible…possible. All this was thanks to the surgery that I believe saved
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