Weight Loss Surgery Basics

Reactive Hypoglycemia After RNY

Reactive Hypoglycemia After RNY: Causes, Signs, and Treatments

February 9, 2018 · 0 comments

Following gastric bypass surgery, some patients report experiencing the condition reactive hypoglycemia.  The name, reactive hypoglycemia, defines what is happening. Why Reactive Hypoglycemia After RNY Occurs? Reactive indicates that the body is reacting or responding to a change, and this reaction is typically caused by eating sugar or simple carbohydrates.

Viewpoint of WLS

A Bariatric Surgeon’s Viewpoint of WLS & Patient Success

January 22, 2018 · 0 comments

My Viewpoint of WLS Many of my patients' questions are focused on the goal they will achieve with weight loss surgery (WLS), for instance, how much weight will they lose? And, how fast? I respond to them with an educated estimate according to the findings of highly regarded research conducted

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Your Metabolism & How It Works With WLS Pre-Op & Long-Term

January 17, 2018 · 0 comments

The Obesity, Metabolism and Weight Loss Surgery Connection Obesity is a chronic relapsing condition, which means short-term therapies have a very high likelihood of failure. So far, the only proven and effective long-term therapy has been bariatric/metabolic surgery. Obesity is a complex disease and we have recently started appreciating its

ORBERA Gastric Balloon

7 Things to Know About the ORBERA Gastric Balloon Procedure

January 3, 2018 · 0 comments

There is no easy approach to weight loss. It’s always going to be a challenging balancing act. You have to make nutrition and exercise part of your daily routine, and that can be difficult. Personal health sometimes takes a back seat to parenting, work, and caring for family members. The

losing weight with the lap-band

Are You Losing Weight With The Lap-Band WLS?

December 20, 2017 · 0 comments

Gastric banding — or LAP-BAND® — is a popular weight loss procedure, and has helped thousands of people lose weight since it was approved by the FDA in 2001. During this procedure, an inflatable band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach, creating a small pouch above the

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Will WLS Resolve All Common Co-Morbid Conditions?

December 18, 2017 · 0 comments

The decision to undergo weight loss surgery is a complicated one, which is why it should also be an informed one. Patients who arrive at these crossroads often face more than just extra weight. Co-morbidities associated with obesity include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and other chronic medical conditions. One of

mini bypass

Is the Mini Bypass WLS Procedure Right For You?

November 27, 2017 · 0 comments

There’s a lot of buzz about the Mini Bypass recently and sometimes misinformation gets out that can cause confusion. There are many questions about what the Mini Bypass is and why a doctor would recommend it. There are many factors that should be considered before you make the decision of

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Metabolism and WLS by Dr. Nowzaradan, My 600lb Life Doctor

November 3, 2017 · 0 comments

This is a continuation of the first article with information discussed by Dr. Nowzaradan, My 600lb Life Doctor at the 2016 ObesityHelp National Conference as the Keynote and Fireside Chat Speaker. Dr. Now discussed metabolism before and after weight loss surgery. Dr. Nowzaradan, My 600lb Life Doctor explained metabolism as it relates to

dr. nowzaradan, my 600lb life doctor

30 Years in Bariatrics, Insights from Dr. Nowzaradan, My 600lb Life Doctor

October 20, 2017 · 0 comments

Dr. Nowzaradan, My 600lb Life Doctor was the keynote speaker at the 2016 ObesityHelp National Conference and the speaker of the Fireside Chat. Dr. Now shared valuable information regarding bariatric surgery, his purpose for creating the TLC "My 600lb Life" hit show, weight loss surgery and explained the metabolism before,

vertical sleeve vsg or gastric bypass rny

Should I Choose the Vertical Sleeve (VSG) or Gastric Bypass (RNY)?

September 29, 2017 · 0 comments

If you are considering bariatric surgery, at some point you will ask yourself which of the surgeries you should choose. Although there are a lot of different options, for most patients this choice most often boils down to either the Vertical Sleeve (VSG) or Gastric Bypass (RNY). The Lap-Band and

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