On this page you’ll find a list of press releases from the Barker Bariatric Center.
Whether you've already had bariatric surgery or are just considering it, at Barker Bariatric Center we want you to be informed. Our monthly newsletter covers just about anything from surgery questions and first-hand experiences to healthy recipes and exercise tips. We hope you'll find it is as educational as you do inspiring.Read More
There’s been a lot of concern about Four Loko, the energy drink with alcohol. Happily, on Nov. 16, after an FDA warning and public outcry about these drinks and how they can cause blackouts and injuries, Phusion Projects issued a press release announcing that the company would be reformulating all Four brand beverages to remove […]Read More
Barker Bariatic Center Nutritionist Dawn Peoples gives tips for having your (fried) cake and a (moderately) healthy time at the State Fair of Texas too. Fried beer, fried margaritas, fried frito pie. We know you’re excited, intrigued or horrified by the new calorie crushing winners at the State Fair of Texas, so check out Dawn’s […]Read More
Dr. Wade Barker was featured on CW 33 in Dallas on a story about how more teens are using surgery to lose weight, instead of relying on lifestyle changes alone. The story is based on a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study found that teens who received gastric banding […]Read More
Some people say it’s a fad; some call it revolutionary. It combines milk, moderation and tiny balls to knock out hunger… But does the Sadkhin diet work? Barker Bariatric Center’s nutritionist Dawn Peoples weighs in on the issue.Read More