Education and Tools for Bariatric Patients
Gastric Bypass and Diabetes: Is it a cure?
Beyond helping with weight loss, gastric bypass surgery can have a dramatic effect in treating type 2 diabetes. Research suggests that the vast majority of people who undergo a gastric bypass procedure achieve complete remission of their type 2 diabetes.
Gastric Sleeve and Alcohol: Can I drink?
Although there is not a definitive rule saying “you cannot have alcohol after bariatric surgery,” we need to understand how the body used to react to alcohol prior to surgery and re-assess how we should drink post-surgery.
Getting Started With Your Gastric Bypass Pre-Op Diet
Even before your gastric bypass surgery is completed, you will need to start following a pre-op diet to help better prepare you for surgery.
Gastric Bypass Dumping: Symptoms, Signs, and Treatments
Gastric bypass dumping syndrome is an unfortunately common experience for many. It comes with a long list of symptoms that include diarrhea and nausea. Fortunately, it is preventable and manageable as you settle into life after surgery.
WLS Patients Need Personalized Bariatric Vitamin Regimens
Taking "one size fits all" vitamin regimens is a dangerous and all-too-common approach for bariatric patients.
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