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JADE’S NEW LEASE ON LIFE—Clothes shopping never felt so greatNo longer a ‘fit fat person’

I had my weight loss surgery in June 2016 weighing 108.4kg. Today I weigh 72kg and fit into size 10-12 clothing. I have never felt better. My weight loss journey...


Hair loss after bariatric surgery

One of the most common complaints patients have following bariatric surgery is hair loss. This is mainly associated with nutritional deficiencies from reduced food intake, the lack of adherence to...


Guidelines on smoking in the peri-operative period

  Smoking worsens surgical outcome.  This has been demonstrated in over 300 studies. People who smoke are at increased risk of peri-operative respiratory, cardiac and wound related complications.  Quitting smoking...


HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

While I have no objection to a piece of chocolate on occasion, here’s a beautifully healthy treat to share with your loved ones! Simply slice the watermelon thickly and use...


Surgery is not ‘the easy way out’ – Roxanne’s Story

Roxanne went from a size 10 to a size 22 in a short space of time. She was unemployed and becoming more anti-social by the day when her Aunt suggested...


From Plus Size to Petite – Leonne’s Weight Loss Story

My name is Leonne Boyd-Skinner. I have multiple sclerosis and have been in and out of a wheelchair for many years, putting on 5kg each time I was wheelchair bound. At...


Dr Jordaan is a Leading Contributor for the BSR

The Bariatric Surgery Registry (BSR) has recognised Dr Jordaan as a Leading Contributor in 2016. This achievement highlights Dr Jordaan's commitment to independent quality control and ongoing long term care...


Top Tips from the Team for a Healthy, Happy Holiday!

The festive season is a beautiful time of year – but it has its challenges. Here’s our top tips for getting through and seeing in the new year with a...