Diabetes and Weight Loss Surgery

Diabetes is a major health concern. Being diagnosed with diabetes can be very frightening and overwhelming. The reality of having to completely change your diet, be accountable for everything that you put in your mouth, take medications and insulin without fail is very important to the management and control of diabetes. Weight loss surgery is an effective tool against the devastating disease of diabetes.

Diabetes and Health

Diabetes has TRIPLED since 2010 and according to the CDC, 1 in about 10 Americans have diabetes. That’s an alarming rate, especially for the 7th leading cause of death in America [2017 CDC Report]. Heart disease is #1. Developing either of these health conditions greatly increases by being overweight.

An estimated 50% of all Americans will be obese by 2025, according to some studies. Not all types of diabetes are preventable (Type 1) …
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Keto Lemon Cake

With summer coming to an end, we wanted to share one last bright and sunny recipe with you, one you will want to make ANY time of the year! This Keto Lemon Cake recipe is easy and is always a hit at any get-together, picnic, or just to have at home. Once you taste how bright and lemon-y it is, you’ll want to be sure to make TWO next time! Plus, it’s low-carb and Keto-friendly, so you don’t have to feel guilty about eating it. Give it a try and see for yourself!

Cake Ingredients:

2 cups Almond Flour

¼ cup Coconut Flour

¼ cup Stevia

½ cup Lemon Juice

½ cup Ghee or Butter (softened)

4 Large Eggs

1 TBSP Vanilla Extract

2 tsp Baking Powder

1 tsp Baking Soda

2 TBSP Lemon Zest

Glaze/Frosting Ingredients:

½ cup …
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I Am So Proud Of Myself For Making The Decision – Deborah 1 Year After Gastric Sleeve

In 2020 Deborah decided to fight for herself against her fears and doubts for her body. Today our new patient already is sharing with us her very personal weight loss story. During weight loss a person undergoes many transformations both mental and physical. Here Deborah shares her personal experiences which we hope will help answer many of your questions.

“First I want to say thank you! Without BeLiteWeight I wouldn’t be the woman I am today. My Journey started a few years ago but the monumental stage of my journey began almost two years ago. I have struggled with my weight for years, using excuses of depression, I work to much, I don’t have time, to justify my poor choices and how I allowed myself to become 287 pounds. Finally having enough of the knee pain (after 2 reconstructive surgeries …
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Change My Life – Autumn Two Years After Gastric Sleeve

Even small alterations from your normal eating habits changes everything. The way we eat not only determines our physical health to a great extent, but also how we think and feel. Our next patient – Autumn, can certainly write about this. After having her surgery with BeLiteWeight she changed her whole life (and almost half her weight!) Here are her words :

I started at 315 Lbs and am now at 175. I am considering some cosmetic surgery to fully complete my new body. I hope you and the team are doing well and again, thank you so much for helping me change my life.

What a great job Autumn! Maybe you are thinking about changing your life? If you have any doubts or questions don’t be afraid to call us we are ready to help you!

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How Covid 19 Affected Our Diet

When the Coronavirus spread around the world many people had to close their business and significantly reduce their activities. Changes have also occurred in the restaurant industry- some of them closed, while the rest operated as “take-out only”. We all had to suddenly change our eating habits. Some of us who ate in restaurants regularly had to give it up and start cooking on our own.

Products were disappearing from the store. Probably everyone remembers the chaotic shopping at the beginning of the pandemic … Not only toilet paper was gone, but also pasta, yeast, whole grain flour, canned beans, and many others too. Suddenly food was something worth looking for.

The forced isolation made many people take home cooking courses and harness their culinary skills – which is a small but important takeaway! Perhaps otherwise we would …
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Life is Good – Ed and Susanly 4yrs After Weight Loss Surgery.

“Life is good.” – Ed W. June 2021

Edward and Susanly are long-term patients who have graciously sent us many referrals over the years. Both have struggled with joint issues but do their best to be as active as possible.

Edward has lost well over 200 pounds, tremendously reducing his A1-C and has excellent blood pressure.

Susanly also has maintained about 65 pounds weight loss, despite nagging hip and knee trouble. We appreciate the long term support and admire their maintenance and the efforts behind them.

We wish Edward all the best, as he recently retired this year after working in the mining field for the last 42 years!

For more of their story and other patient’s before and after photos please CLICK HERE

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I love where I am – Tamika 2 Years After Gastric Sleeve

Team BeLite is successful again bringing joy and happiness to our next featured patient Tamika! Two years later she is happy with her results and proudly talks about her weight. Here are her words:

My two year surgiversary is approaching on the 27th! I am excited as this journey has been very amazing! I have lost 140 pounds! I fluctuate now between 182-185. I love where I am! Starting at 322.

Embarking on a journey is never easy but today you can take that decision and call us. Just like for Tamika, BeLiteWeight is available to help your weight loss needs too.

For more information about Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

PIZZA – Healthy and Really Delicious

Healthy & Delicious!

When on a diet, or just living a healthy lifestyle, pizza is one of the most forbidden dishes. Everyone loves pizza. It’s not easy for anyone to give up such a beloved dish. Today BeLiteWeight will prove that it is not necessary to suffer with cravings for pizza while dieting. Our team has found a simple healthy recipe that is proven to satisfy😊

Products:-About 5 cups of cauliflower rice. (Try using normal cauliflower in a blender to make your own cauliflower rice)-2 eggs-1 Tsp baking powder.-1 Tsp of spices: oregano, basil, thyme-Large pinch of salt– A half cup of Parmesan cheese for the dough– Large pinch of almond flour


What to put on top is all preference. The true secret is the Italian tomato Sauce that we shared before.

In our recipe we suggest: …
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How To Fight The Craving For Sweets

Cravings for sweets can come at any time. Usually the symptom is a simple drop in blood glucose levels, however if the sudden craving for a sweet snack appears too frequently it could be a sign of sugar addiction leading to serious metabolic diseases. Today we’re going to share with you some clever tricks how to naturally reduce your craving for sweet snacks.

One of the most important rules is to drink water REGULARLY. Make sure to have the right amount of it in your diet. Water will help your body regulate the hunger and satisfaction center in the brain. Learn to use healthy substitutes. Once in a while, a piece of dark chocolate or dried figs instead of a milkshake or fruit cake will certainly not hurt you. Consumed once in a while, natural delights will satisfy your sweet …
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A New Start – David 3 Years After Gastric Sleeve

We all like to show off our achievements among to our friends and family. It is only natural to talk about important events in our life and share our successful stories on social media. One of the things we most often proudly present is the form of our body and overall health . Our next patient certainly has a lot to show! With the help of a gastric surgery with BeLiteWeight David has undergone a huge metamorphosis! David is about to start his own Youtube channel in which he will show people how anything is possible. Here are a few positive words from David :

I Lost 300 pounds and I am very happy about it. Thinking of starting a YouTube channel, and I already started posting pictures on Instagram. 

The BeLiteWeight team is very happy and we …
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