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Bariatric Surgery FAQs
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Little Company of Mary Receives the 2019 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery
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Is it Time to Think About Weight-Loss Surgery?
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Renovates State-of-the-Art Surgical Suites
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Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center Earns Comprehensive Center of Excellence Re-Accreditation
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11th Annual Living Well Celebration
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Lose Weight in 2015: Learn more about Weight Loss Surgery!
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Weight-loss Surgery Benefits Diabetes
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Have You Seen Our Bariatric Commercial at AMC Theaters?
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Weight Loss Plateaus

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Obesity affects far more than just your waistline. It’s a metabolic condition that increases your rish for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. The Little Company of Mary Bariatric Surgery Center is dedicated to safely and effectively treating patients who are chronically 100 pounds or more over their ideal body weight….

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Little Company of Mary Receives the 2019 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) has been named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.  The award signifies that LCMH is in the top 8% of 4,797 U.S. hospitals reviewed. The methodology for the…

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Is it Time to Think About Weight-Loss Surgery?

Obesity affects far more than just your waistline. It’s a metabolic condition that increases your risk for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes — and winter weight gain only makes the problems worse. “If you are already overweight or obese, even a modest weight gain can have a significant impact on…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Renovates State-of-the-Art Surgical Suites

Last month, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) celebrated the opening of its newly renovated operating suites. The new state-of-the-art operating advancements provided in the new suites include integrated connectivity along PACS, which is a cutting-edge technology that provides a live, high resolution imaging feed to the surgical team throughout operation. Access to imaging at…

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Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center Earns Comprehensive Center of Excellence Re-Accreditation

Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) has been accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBCAQIP). This program accredits inpatient and outpatient bariatric surgery centers in the United States and Canada who have undergone an independent, voluntary, and rigorous peer…

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11th Annual Living Well Celebration

On March 26, 2015, Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center hosted its 11th Annual Living Well Celebration at the Chateau Bu-Sche in Alsip, Illinois. The dinner-dance honored the program’s patients and their many success stories. More than 100 former bariatric patients, along with their family and friends, attended the celebration. The night included a…

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Lose Weight in 2015: Learn more about Weight Loss Surgery!

It’s that time again—time to get serious about your New Years Resolution. A lot of people start the new year with goals and resolutions to lose weight. If you are 75 or more pounds overweight, maybe this is your year to accomplish your goal by starting your weight-loss journey with bariatric surgery. We sat down…

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Weight-loss Surgery Benefits Diabetes

Weight-loss surgery benefits diabetes. In the May issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes-3 Year Outcomes. In short-term randomized trials (duration 1-2 years), bariatric surgery has been associated with improvement in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study assessed outcomes 3 years after the randomization of 150…

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Weight Loss Plateaus

Tony M. Romeo, R.N., CNOR, CRNFA Bariatric Surgery Center Coordinator Weight loss plateaus are natural. By identifying a plateau and taking action early, weight regain will not occur.  If you are experiencing a plateau or weight regain contact us at (708) 229-5969.  Begin following these easy-to-use steps.   1.     Thinking positive yields positive results.   What is…

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