gastric bypass surgery

I’ve hit a stall less than a month after my surgery. What can I do?

Most people think that post-surgical weight loss is a constant downward trajectory. Unfortunately it’s not. Weight loss, whether surgical or non-surgical, is more of a stepwise process. You lose a few pounds and then you stall. You lose a few more pounds and then you stall. It’s just the way the body works. Embracing non …

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I can eat more than I expected after RYGB. Do I have false expectations?

One of the hardest things about bariatric surgery is that you can do all the research in the world and still not have a strong grasp on what to expect. Our bodies are so complex and outcomes vary greatly from person to person. So what one person experiences may be vastly different from what another …

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Can prior bariatric surgery impact the treatment you receive when diagnosed with a serious illness?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and steroid drugs, such as prednisone, are typically intolerable after a gastric bypass. As such, any disease that rely’s on these medications can be more difficult to treat after surgery. There are, however, other medications that can be prescribed and more importantly the benefits of bariatric surgery vastly outweigh the restriction of these medications.

How Much Fruit Is Too Much?

Whether you are on a traditional diet or a bariatric diet, you’re often told to steer clear of eating too much fruit due to its high sugar and carbohydrate numbers. In this video, a viewer asks Dr. Matthew Weiner what his viewpoint is on how much fruit is too much. His answer may surprise you.

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