Dec 21, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Gastric Sleeve vs. Other Weight Loss Procedures

Bariatric procedures work in two main ways—by restricting the capacity of the digestive tract or by promoting malabsorption. Both of these mechanisms restrict energy intake and promote weight loss. Whether someone is a candidate for a gastric sleeve or another weight loss procedure depends on several factors and is best determined by a bariatric physician. […]

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Nov 21, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Recovering from Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is a safe and effective weight loss procedure with an incredibly high success rate. While the gastric sleeve is minimally invasive compared to other forms of bariatric surgery, it is still a major procedure that requires ample recovery time. Moreover, bariatric procedures like the gastric sleeve require a lifestyle change to maximize […]

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Oct 20, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Preparing for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

If you are scheduled to have gastric sleeve surgery soon, don’t wait to start preparing. While there are certain things you have to do the day or week before, there are a lot of other things that you can begin doing now to lessen your to-do list as the surgery date approaches. Stop Smoking and […]

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Sep 15, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Are You a Candidate for Sleeve Surgery?

When other methods of weight loss have not worked for you, a surgical weight loss center may provide you with the hope that you need in order to achieve a healthier weight. Gastric sleeve surgery is one of the methods that surgeons can use as a way to help you to control your food intake. […]

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Aug 30, 2016 Admin 0 comments
The Advantages of Orbera

Deciding whether to undergo weight loss surgery is not an easy task, and it’s made even more difficult by the fact that it involves making a generally permanent alteration to one or more major organs. However, now there is a nonsurgical alternative called Orbera. This is a gastric balloon made of silicone that is placed […]

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Jul 20, 2016 Admin 0 comments
How Sleeve Gastrectomy Works

Sleeve gastrectomy is a type of surgical procedure that changes the size of your stomach. The size of your stomach determines the amount of food that you can eat before your body feels full. Though diet and exercise can help you lose weight, those methods aren’t always effective in those who fall into the obese […]

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Jul 15, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Stomach Endoscopy

A stomach endoscopy is a procedure in which a doctor uses a tiny camera that is mounted onto a long, flexible tube in order to get a visual picture of what is going on inside of a patient’s upper digestive system, including the stomach, esophagus, and the back of the mouth. A physician may order […]

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Jul 15, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Gastric banding

Gastric banding, more formally known as laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, is a type of weight-loss surgery. It’s one of several restrictive surgeries in which the doctor reduces the size of the patient’s stomach. As a result, the patient gets full more quickly, so they have the potential to eat less and lose weight. What does […]

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Jul 15, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Gastric Stapling

Commonly referred to as gastric banding surgery, gastric stapling is a type of surgery that may reduce the amount of food that a person can consume. As one of the best surgical options for producing prolong weight loss, the procedure is typically recommended to those who have a body mass index that is greater than […]

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Jul 15, 2016 Admin 0 comments
Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery is a type of surgical procedure that is designed to limit the amount of food that a person can eat, with the goal of achieving a significant amount of weight loss. The procedure also works to reduce the amount of nutrients that are absorbed through a person’s digestive system. A physician may […]

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