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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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