In this book, Dr. Vuong offers pertinent psychological and self-improvement tips that are necessary for success after weight loss surgery, which is a rarely covered topic. Drawing on his professional experience working with obesity patients and his own personal journey for enlightenment, he has provided a concise yet profound manual for losing weight and gaining enlightenment. This book does not discuss the various weight loss surgeries, complications, insurance coverage, food tips, or the "usual" dieting tips. This book deals more with what really matters after weight loss surgery--how to change your mind and hence your perception of reality. Whether you are a newbie to weight loss surgery, a seasoned dieter, or just someone seeking enlightenment, this book is a must read. Dr. Vuong is an internationally renowned bariatric surgeon and the current director of Lovelace Bariatrics in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is recognized for his unique Patient Empowerment Program, in which he personally leads weekly educational sessions for his WLS patients. A popular speaker, Dr. Vuong starred in TLC's hit show, "900 Pound Man: A Race Against Time.
About the Author
Dr. Duc Vuong is a bariatric surgeon and director of Lovelace Bariatrics in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is an expert in the psychological aspects of obesity and has developed an intensive perioperative educational program that prepares his patients for success after weight loss surgery. He personally leads weekly educational groups, because understanding the individual struggles of his patients is essential to devising their best surgical program. A popular speaker, Dr. Vuong has authored multiple patient-oriented weight loss surgery books and starred in the hit TLC show "900 Pound Man: Race Against Time."