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Education and Tools for Bariatric Patients

Gastric Bypass, Diet

Gastric Bypass Food

To help promote a healthy weight loss, your bariatric health care team has a rigid and strict diet plan that you must adhere to moving forward after your weight loss surgery.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Gastric Bypass, Vitamins

Gastric Bypass Vitamins That Everyone Needs After Surgery

People who have bariatric surgery are at risk for nutrient deficiencies, which can have severe health consequences. Therefore, knowing precisely what gastric bypass vitamins you need are an essential step in your recovery and weight loss journey.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
6 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Long Term

Long Term Effects of Gastric Sleeve

The gastric sleeve weight loss surgery is an effective tool for promoting weight loss that is both safe and offers positive results. It does, however, come with drawbacks as the long term effects of gastric sleeve are explained.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Problems

Gastric Sleeve Problems

Gastric sleeve surgery is a major surgery that contains a variety of possible health complications. Because the gastric sleeve is an irreversible surgery, it is a serious surgery for weight loss.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
4 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Risks

Your Guide To Gastric Sleeve Risks

After gastric sleeve, your stomach becomes a slim tube with these surgical alterations that are a fraction of its original size. It restricts the volume of food you can eat and alters your digestive hormones. Like any other surgery, there are gastric sleeve risks you must take into consideration.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
6 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Insurance

Gastric Sleeve Insurance

For weight loss surgery, health insurance plays a pivotal role in many patients' ability to have life-saving weight loss surgery. Many barriers must be overcome before surgery is approved by most insurance companies.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Gastric Bypass, Pro's and Con's

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Gastric Bypass

While a successful weight loss surgery, Gastric Bypass does have some drawbacks like making significant alterations to your digestive tract. As with any surgical procedure, there are pros and cons to having Gastric Bypass.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
5 min read
Lap Band, Diet

Lap Band Post Op Diet

As with other bariatric surgeries, you should be aware that your diet plays a large role in your weight loss success. There are some guidelines you should follow to promote the healthiest amount of weight loss possible.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Pro's and Con's

Pros and Cons of Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve surgery is not a quick fix due to its permanent reduction of your stomach size. Before committing to gastric sleeve surgery, you need to think about all of your habits, health concerns, and possible complications from receiving this surgery.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Gastric Bypass, Vitamin Schedule

Creating a Personalized A Gastric Bypass Vitamin Schedule

Nutritional deficiencies are one of the leading risk factors for people who have gastric bypass surgery. Vitamin deficiencies are one of the most common complications after surgery.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
7 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Vitamins

Gastric Sleeve Vitamins

One of the essential aspects of your life after your weight loss surgery is vitamins. You will need to take vitamins every day for the rest of your life to maintain your health and prevent further complications.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Gastric Bypass, Vitamin Deficiences

Gastric Bypass Vitamin Deficiencies

Vitamin deficiency after gastric bypass is a genuine possibility due to the nature of the procedure. Multiple vitamin deficiencies can occur due to the removal of the small intestine during gastric bypass surgery.
Kaelyn Johnson, MPH, RD
Kaelyn Johnson, MPH, RD
4 min read