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Kelsey Renae Schulze

Kelsey is a post-op bariatric patient who had sleeve surgery in 2018. She is a writer, focusing on a variety of topics given her background in legal studies and criminal justice.

Kelsey Renae Schulze
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
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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
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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
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Gastric Bypass, Insurance

Gastric Bypass Insurance

Insurance coverage for your Gastric Bypass surgery is a significant consideration and aspect to scheduling your surgery. Most adults cannot afford the expenses that go along with weight loss surgery. Because of this reality, you need to use your insurance to have your necessary weight loss surgery.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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Lap Band, Problems

Lap Band Problems

Choosing to have Lap Band surgery is not without risks and complications. As is the same with every surgery, your body may develop complications during or after surgery, especially weight loss surgery.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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Gastric Sleeve, Diet

Gastric Sleeve Food

After gastric sleeve surgery, you will experience various sensations that may include muscle soreness and pain in your abdomen. You will also be restricted on what you can eat and drink immediately after your weight loss surgery.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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WLS, Diet

Bariatric Food

After your bariatric surgery, you have a significantly smaller stomach and digestive system. Therefore you have a much more limited ability to eat certain foods. Your dietary restrictions can be small or large, depending on your bariatric surgery and health conditions.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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Gastric Bypass, Long Term

The Long Term Effects of Gastric Bypass

Although there is a positive track record for gastric bypass surgery in treating severe obesity, there are still many unknown health side effects. Because of the many unknown side effects, the aftermath, short and long term after this surgery remains unclear.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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WLS, Risk

Bariatric Surgery Risks

When you decide to embark on your bariatric health journey, you must consider the multitude of health risks at stake. There are various bariatric surgery risks that you must discuss in detail with your bariatric surgeon, dietician, and primary physician.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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Gastric Sleeve, Cost

Cost of Gastric Sleeve

Alongside the many emotional and personal changes need for surgery approval, you also need to decide how you will pay for your surgery. Weight loss surgery is an expensive surgery that requires thoughtful planning and organization of your finances.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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Gastric Sleeve, Plastic Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Tummy Tuck

Gastric sleeve is becoming more common due to its less invasive laparoscopic surgery techniques. After weight loss surgery, many adults require plastic surgery to help remove excess skin.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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Gastric Bypass, Diet

Gastric Bypass Liquid Diet

To better prepare your mind and body for the best success before and after surgery, you must have a maximum of two weeks of liquid diet and a minimum of a one-week liquid diet to prepare for surgery.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
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