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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass-Safe and Preventative

I was recently reading the American College of surgeons (ACS) monthly publication and stumbled upon an interesting article entitled “Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) safe, preventative for diabetic patients.”  Reading this article underlined the importance of educating both patients and physicians in our community on the value of bariatric surgery, especially the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric…
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The Dangers of Snacking after Bariatric Surgery

Snacking is a pattern of eating small amounts of food all day. When you have bariatric surgery, your stomach can hold around three ounces per meal, limiting your intake. If you limit your intake after bariatric surgery and follow the diet protocol provided by your surgeon’s office, you will eat the appropriate amount to lose weight.…
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Bariatric Surgery – Is It a Process or a Journey?

Most individuals have considered or tried fad diets only to regain any lost pounds. When this happens, self-esteem, motivation, and pride in one’s accomplishments disappear. Fad diets and exercise programs simply do not work for some. Bariatric surgery for weight loss is one medical intervention for morbid obesity. What you do in months and years to come will…
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