Overweight and obesity, along with a lack of exercise and generally unhealthy lifestyle has been tied to numerous cancers including liver, breast, colon and prostate cancer to name just a few. A healthy lifestyle while living at a healthy weight can prevent many cancer diagnoses, especially at young ages.
My experience with my bariatric surgeon's support group is that it was useful in preparing me pre-surgery and for a short-term post-op in managing my new anatomy. However, it did little to educate me on how to maintain lifetime obesity disease management. My surgeon told me, "I do the surgery. The rest is up to you." So, in this series of…