Weight Loss Surgery Basics

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

Issues After WLS

12 Signs & Signals To Know For Potential Issues After WLS

July 13, 2020 · 0 comments

Issues After WLS If you’ve had WLS I would like to congratulate you on taking a huge step in getting your life back! If you are considering WLS then I would encourage you to get all the facts and proceed with a well-thought-out plan, you will not regret taking this

easy way out

Is the Easy Way Out Stigma Holding Back People from WLS

June 29, 2020 · 0 comments

When I ask my patients what delayed their presentation to my office to discuss effective weight loss options, which may not always be surgical. One of the most common reasons is that people delay their presentation due to societal pressures and the guilt of taking the Easy Way Out! Harmful Prejudice

How a Stomach is Rearranged in RNY Surgery

How a Stomach is Rearranged in RNY Surgery For Weight Loss

June 10, 2020 · 0 comments

The first RNY surgery (gastric bypass surgery) was performed in 1954 and has since evolved with changes in technique, as well as the introduction of newer generations of surgical technology and advances in research, to its current iteration. Introduced in the 1990s, the RNY surgery (laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, is

NEW is controlling type 2 diabetes a benefit of bariatric surgery

Is Controlling Type 2 Diabetes a Benefit of Bariatric Surgery

June 1, 2020 · 0 comments

In most weight-loss surgery stories, increased mobility is one of the star benefits. But perhaps the most important life-changing “side effect” of bariatric surgery is its ability to improve or even cure type 2 diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes. The

Duodenal Switch Post Op 2

Duodenal Switch Post-Op One-Year

May 19, 2020 · 0 comments

Duodenal Switch Post-Op: One-Year Before we get into this Duodenal Switch Post-Op article, let's take this opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance of physical distancing, wearing a face mask if personal spaces are limited or when required, and frequent hand washing. Isolation should be considered if there has been

Top 10 Questions Patients Ask About Having Bariatric Surgery

Top 10 Questions Patients Ask About Having Bariatric Surgery

May 13, 2020 · 0 comments

The decision to have bariatric surgery can change your life. Bariatric surgery can help you to achieve your desired weight loss and more importantly improve your overall health. However, it is also a decision to commit to lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet and exercise. Overall, the success of

10 Tips to Maintain Weight Loss and Avoid Weight Regain

10 Tips to Maintain Weight Loss and Avoid Weight Regain

April 29, 2020 · 0 comments

While weight regain is common after bariatric surgery, there are things that you can do to protect and maintain weight loss and avoid weight regain. Success after weight loss is more than what you weigh. There are many ways to be successful beyond the scale! How to Maintain Weight Loss

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