Tag Archive: Guillermo Alvarez

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Medications, Pain Relievers & Antibiotics After Bariatric Surgery

June 16, 2017 · 0 comments

Should you continue your medications after weight loss surgery? Will reducing the medications effect how you feel? What medications do you advise against? What can you expect long term? These are just a few of the many questions I answer on an almost daily basis. I understand you have concerns,

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17 Ways to Stay on Track at the Holidays & New Year’s!

November 18, 2016 · 0 comments

The holidays can be a struggle! Check out these tips to help you stay on track at the holidays. The holidays are probably one of the biggest hardships to overcome right after having bariatric surgery. While everyone else is indulging in the festive foods, you are being quietly critiqued as

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14 Things You Should Know About the VSG Surgery

November 18, 2015 · 0 comments

As a VSG (Gastric Sleeve) doctor with over 9,000 patients, I get asked lots of questions. Thousands of them. Some have to do with health, diet, food, the procedure itself and even how others will think of them for having VSG surgery. Although I can point you in the right direction

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Sugar, Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery

August 24, 2015 · 0 comments

Now before I share why I’m not a fan of sugar, I would like to share with you a little history about sugar. Over 500 years ago, Christopher Columbus introduced sugar to the new world when he brought sugar cane from Europe to Cuba, Hispaniola, and Mexico. By the 1700s,

Dr. Alvarez And His Mom: One Month Post-op Update!

August 2, 2013 · 0 comments

Editor's Note: We posted Dr. Alvarez's introduction to his Mom's weight loss surgery journey previously.   And posted a one week update here.  Below is the transcript and video of their one month post-op update. The OH team will be following and posting their video updates and sharing them with you.  Video Transcript:

Dr. Alvarez And His Mom: One Week Post-op!

June 8, 2013 · 0 comments

Editor's Note: The featured photo is of Dr. Guillermo Alvarez and his beautiful Mom! We posted Dr. Alvarez's introduction to his Mom's weight loss surgery journey previously. Below is the transcript and video of their one week post-op update. The OH team will be following and posting their video updates

Dr. Alvarez Introduces His Mom’s WLS Journey

May 14, 2013 · 0 comments

Hello everyone, I am Dr. Alvarez with endobariatric.com and today I want to share a very special story.  It's always special to see someone lose weight but I have seen my family members struggle and today, I will share a very very special part of my life. I will share

VSG Q & A’s: Weight Stalls And Plateaus

April 8, 2013 · 0 comments

Weight Stalls and Plateaus You are keeping your end of the bargain.  You are eating right, exercising often, and respecting the weight loss tool you have been given. So, when you step on to the scale and it doesn't budge for weeks at a time, it can be especially frustrating

VSG Q & A’S: The Swollen Sleeve

March 26, 2013 · 0 comments

Dr. Guillermo Alvarez of Endobariatric answers a question on the minds of many who are considering or have had the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG): Why does the sleeve get swollen? Transcript of VSG Q & A'S: The Swollen Sleeve Hello and welcome to the question of the week.  I am Dr.

VSG Q & A’S: Will It Hurt?

March 20, 2013 · 0 comments

Will It Hurt? Dr. Guillermo Alvarez of Endobariatric answers a question on the minds of many who are considering weight loss surgery.  Most specifically in this case, the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG). Transcript of VSG Q & A'S:  Will It Hurt? Hello everyone.  I am Dr. Alvarez and this is