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6 Months and 420 Pounds Later: Meet the New Sleeve Sisters

Suzanne Morris, Mikki Griffel, Holly Eriksen, Rebecca Wade, and Mindy Shipley arrived at Obesity Control Center last summer for their IGS Improved Gastric Sleeve® procedures. Almost all of them arrived as strangers, but they left as the “Sleeve Sisters,” forming a special bond within the #OCCFamily.  Just minutes south of San Diego, OCC combines modern […]

How OCC is Keeping Patients Safe As They Travel for Surgery

Bariatric surgery requires physical, mental, and emotional preparation, as much as any other surgery would. However, being amid a global pandemic can add a new dimension of anxiety you can experience before surgery. Especially when traveling is involved, how can you feel safe?Just minutes south of San Diego, the Obesity Control Center is going above […]

Make This New Year the Last Year You Resolve to Lose Weight

Telling yourself to lose weight is always the easy part of a New Year’s Resolution. However, without setting realistic goals and a clear plan, you’re bound to only see temporary results that lead you to give up. Set the wheels in motion by scheduling a bariatric procedure now, and you will immediately have concrete goals, […]

Discover What “Unparalleled Care” Means at the Obesity Control Center

Bariatric surgery or any other medical procedure can be a stressful one. From going to an unfamiliar facility to wondering about how the procedure will go, seeking medical care can feel overwhelming. It is for this reason that the Obesity Control Center has carefully designed an experience that is both comfortable and successful. Just minutes […]

Don’t Wait to Change Your Life. Get Fast-Tracked for Bariatric Surgery at OCC

Getting an insurance company to pay for weight-loss surgery can take years—that is, if you’re even approved at all. Having to navigate through the inevitable red tape only to be denied can be incredibly disheartening. Prolonged waiting times can not only be discouraging, but it also increases the chance that you’ll simply give up on […]

US Health Professionals Choose Surgery In Mexico. Why?

We often forget that health professionals aren’t always wearing scrubs. Sometimes they’re the ones in gowns, seeking treatment like any other patient. Except when nurses and doctors–people who know medicine and healthcare best–select their own doctors and healthcare facilities, you know they are choosing the best available. So when these 10 healthcare professionals go to […]

At The Obesity Control Center, You’re Supported For Life

You know that diets don’t work because you’ve tried every single one. While a whole-foods diet with the right number of calories is essential for health — and should be continued throughout your life, not just to lose weight — if you have a significant amount of fat to lose, you can’t do it through […]

Be A True Biggest Loser With Weight Loss Surgery At Obesity Control Center

A weight loss journey is never easy. Oftentimes, people will fall into their old habits and regain the weight they worked so hard to lose. While maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle is the first step to losing weight, there is also a deeper metabolic issue behind the inability to keep the weight off. Even […]

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the bariatric realm, with experts in revision surgery and a cutting-edge facility, choosing […]

10 Myths About Gastric Surgery

While bariatric surgery is a need for some because of struggling with issues of obesity, for others, it remains an elective procedure to address metabolic diseases and provides an outlet to achieve metabolic health. But the decision to receive surgery, whether required or as an elective, some patients remain fearful over common misconceptions while others […]