Nobody cheers in joy at the prospect of bariatric surgery, even the least invasive one. Emotionally, a weight loss surgery can feel like an invasion of your privacy. Besides, it can be difficult to accept that you need to give control over your body to another individual. At least that’s how I felt when I […]
If you’re just beginning your weight loss surgery journey, the myriad of bariatric surgery terms can be confusing. To help you navigate this unknown territory, we’ve compiled a list of 10 common bariatric surgery terms you’re likely to encounter along your path. Bariatric surgery There are several options in bariatric surgery, commonly known as weight […]
As is the case with any surgery, the risks of the operation need to be weighed against the benefits before making a decision. Duodenal switch bariatric surgery is an effective procedure for permanent weight loss, but there are many duodenal switch risks, as well. How Duodenal Switch Works Malabsorptive weight-loss surgeries are procedures that generate […]
Duodenal switch surgery is the most complicated of weight-loss surgeries and accounts for less than 10% of all bariatric surgery options. While you can have more food with this surgery than the others, the food will pass through a large section of the intestines undigested. This makes malabsorption a concern. Due to greater nutritional deficiencies, you will […]
Given the rate of obesity in the United States and the potential outcomes, many Americans are now considering bariatric surgery. Of the many types of bariatric surgery options: gastric bypass, gastric band, gastric sleeve, duodenal switch, how does one select the best bariatric surgery for oneself? Let’s start with a few startling facts to put the […]
There are several weight loss surgery options from which you may choose to treat morbid obesity. So how do you know which weight loss surgery option is right for you? This brief guide is a starting point. Know your options and from here, you will want to do further research on each weight loss surgery option, interview bariatric surgeons, […]
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