Most weight loss programs want to convince you that being overweight is the central problem, and that losing weight will eliminate all your health risks.
You may wonder why it’s important to think in terms of metabolism, rather than fixate on weight.
The answer is that your lean muscle mass, overall body composition, vitamin D level, testosterone and estrogen levels, muscle tone, thyroid balance, and a lot more, are all important in maintaining a healthy weight. All of these are components of a healthy metabolism.
Metabolic syndromes occur frequently and are known by many names. All can occur in lean people but occur more commonly with excess weight! Examples:
Focusing on metabolic fitness opens the door to a greater understanding of the problem and therefore a higher chance for success.
To achieve the healthy body you want, we focus on your overall metabolism, including healthy hormone levels, healthy vitamin and mineral levels, a higher energy level, better muscle tone, and of course, less fat.
There are many ways to do weight loss surgery. Unfortunately, even if your surgery is done wrong, you will typically lose weight at first, but then you might plateau at a higher weight and regain weight easily. Dr. Quebbemann is widely respected as one of the best technical surgeons in America. He trained other surgeons in minimally invasive surgery and his standards are very high. Surgeons that work with S.L.I.M.M.S. Inc. meet the highest standards in terms of knowledge, ethics, and technical skills. We take the time to get the procedure done correctly and perform the extra steps needed to maximize our patient’s safety and success.
With over 20 years of experience specializing exclusively in weight loss and weight loss surgery, Dr. Quebbemann understands how metabolic surgery works. He has authored several books to help people understand and succeed with weight loss. His book, Permanent Surgical Weight Loss is available on Goodreads, Amazon, Bookbaby and more.
We know that surgical success starts with the right operation performed as perfectly as possible. Surgeons affiliated with S.L.I.M.M.S. Inc. are committed to offering only procedures with a combination of the highest rate of success and the lowest percentage of complications.