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long-term outcomes

Long-Term Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery

September 21, 2020 · 0 comments

Long-Term Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery For severe obesity, bariatric surgery has been found to be the most effective form of treatment. This is largely due to the fact that the outcomes from bariatric surgery results in significant and sustained weight loss, as well as the reduction of obesity-related co-morbidities. Let's

Hypoglycemia After WLS

Weight Regain With Symptoms of Hypoglycemia After WLS

September 2, 2020 · 0 comments

Hypoglycemia After WLS & Weight Regain Obesity is a progressive and expensive disease, with associated chronic, multisystemic clinical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, and cardiovascular disease. Bariatric surgery has been a well-established and durable long-term solution for obesity management. Both the sleeve gastrectomy and gastric

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Will WLS Resolve All Common Co-Morbid Conditions?

August 20, 2020 · 0 comments

Will WLS Resolve All Common Co-Morbid Conditions? The shorter answer is yes for the most part. For co-morbid conditions, there are two variables that need to be clarified before an answer can be given to the question definitively. The resolution of co-morbidities is a very broad and vague term. For

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Are Weight Loss Medications and WLS a Good Combo?

August 19, 2020 · 0 comments

Weight Loss Medications and WLS The growing epidemic of obesity in the United States has grown to over 40% of our adult population. For patients with moderate to severe obesity (body mass index greater than 35), bariatric or weight loss surgery remains the most effective means to lose weight. Despite the

NEW ways to fail after weight loss surgery

9 Ways To Fail After Weight Loss Surgery

August 10, 2020 · 0 comments

Ways to Fail After Weight Loss Surgery From the title of my article, "9 Ways To Fail After Weight Loss Surgery" you may be thinking I don't want to fail after weight loss surgery! There is a common misconception that most people who have bariatric surgery regain their weight back.

When to Call A Surgeon After Having Metabolic Surgery

August 5, 2020 · 0 comments

I always encourage my patients to call me if they have a question about something. Oftentimes I hear, “I didn’t want to bother you, doc” or “I didn’t think it was a big deal.” As a patient, I want you to know that calling your surgeon is really not a

breakfast matters for weight loss

Why Breakfast Matters for Weight Loss, Weight Regain, and Cravings

August 3, 2020 · 0 comments

Breakfast Matters for Weight Loss Initial weight loss after bariatric surgery begins to slow sometime around 12 – 18 months following surgery. Patients that may have slowly picked up any of their bad eating habits again may not have seen any negative effects during the first year, but this is

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After Bariatric Surgery: When To Call Your Surgeon

July 28, 2020 · 0 comments

Undergoing a weight loss surgery procedure can be both exciting and stressful at the same time, especially for patients who are not sure what symptoms to expect right after surgery or what to look for when identifying potential problems. It is important to know when to call your surgeon whether

Disease of Obesity and Weight Regain

The Disease of Obesity & Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery

July 22, 2020 · 0 comments

In discussing obesity and weight regain after bariatric surgery, it is necessary to review some definitions and admit that our understanding of the chronicity of the disease of obesity continues to be a challenging and an incompletely understood topic before offering some solutions to this problem. Common Terms for Obesity

Treating Type 2 Diabetes with Gastric Bypass

Is Gastric Bypass Surgery a Silver Bullet in Treating Type 2 Diabetes?

July 15, 2020 · 0 comments

Treating Type 2 Diabetes Obesity is a worldwide problem, affecting over 500 million individuals. More than 1/3 of the United States population suffers from obesity. Along with diet and exercise, weight loss (bariatric) surgery has proven to be the best and most durable method to drop excess pounds. Average numbers

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