BARIATRIC SURGERY CENTER/BSC TEAM – FOOD ADDICTION COUNSELLING & ITS EFFECT ON BARIATRIC SURGERY OUTCOMES. BEIRUT, LEBANON. On JULY, 17, 2018

Dr Sana Barada, Pharmacologist specialising in addiction studies, and a talk with BSC team about food addiction counselling in bariatric surgery patients and its effect on decreasing relapse rate, improving behaviour (especially emotional eating, eating out of boredom/stress finding thus better choices/alternatives other than food for tapering discomfort), discussing slowness of loosing weight opposed to lack of patience and high expectations, craving/temptations. Lack of awareness and thinking of sleeve/mini bypass as magic stick solving the problem with least effort!

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