Before & After

Slowly Changing Your Diet for the Better

Weight loss surgery is known commonly as bariatric surgery and involves surgical procedures done to the stomach and intestines to help the patient lose weight in a safe and slow manner. WBI offers three surgical procedures: Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB), Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Adjustable Gastric Banding. After your surgery, your entire life will have to change, there’s no […]

Lose Weight for Good

We mean it. Lose weight for good with Western Bariatric Insitute. Weight loss is a difficult process, but it is far from impossible. Obesity-related conditions and medications regarding these conditions begin to slowly fade away, our appetite returns to a healthy and normal rate, and we begin to crave foods that are actually good for us! The decision […]

Gastric Bypass Pureed Diet

There are many variables individuals should consider before fully committing to a gastric bypass procedure. This includes physical health, proper candidacy, and pre-op preparations. But what about after surgery? One of the things commonly overlooked is post-op meals. At Western Bariatric Institute, we employ a pureed diet after surgery to get the stomach accustom to […]

Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure in Reno

If you browse our gallery of surgery patients, you will see transformations in both body figure and emotions. The smiles on the faces of Western Bariatric patients say it all; we have given people their lives back thanks to procedures like the vertical sleeve gastrectomy. The gastrectomy sleeve procedure involves the surgical removal of a […]

Mindful Eating: Pre- and Post-Op Patients

What is mindful eating? One of our favorite websites,, defines it as helping us to learn what our body is telling us about hunger and satisfaction. Mindful eating helps us to become more aware of what part of the body is craving food – the heart, the mind and the body complex is an […]

Embracing Your New Lifestyle 

Making the Choice Deciding to undergo a weight loss procedure is a big decision and one that should be taken seriously. Western Bariatric Institute offers a variety of different procedures to fit our client’s individual needs and will craft a plan that will help you make an informed decision to whether weight loss surgery is […]