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What To Eat After Weight Loss Surgery

After undergoing gastric sleeve surgery, adopting a proper post-operative diet is crucial for successful weight loss and maintaining overall health. The Obesity Control Center is dedicated to helping patients achieve long-term success and well-being. In this article, we'll explor...

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Ozempic and GLP-1 vs Bariatric Surgery

Obesity has emerged as a worldwide health crisis, impacting millions of individuals and giving rise to a myriad of chronic health issues, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular ailments, and specific types of cancer. As the prevalence of obesity continues to rise, medical prof...

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Gastric Sleeve for Diabetes Management

Gastric sleeve surgery, often referred to as sleeve gastrectomy, is a surgical treatment that has become known as a potential treatment for diabetes. This minimally invasive procedure involves removing a large portion of the stomach, creating a smaller, sleeve-shaped stomach. Whi...

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The Differences Between Endoscopic Sleeve and Surgical Gastric Sleeve Procedures

Endoscopic Sleeve and Surgical Gastric Sleeve are two popular weight loss options that have helped many people achieve their weight loss goals. Endoscopic Sleeve is an out patient, non-surgical procedure in which the size of the stomach is reduced by approximately 70% by way of a...

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Gastric Bypass: Tips for a Better Recovery

Gastric bypass is a common weight loss surgery in which a small pouch is created from the stomach and connected directly to the small intestine. As a result, food that's swallowed goes into this pouch and then straight to the small intestine, which allows it to bypass most...

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Weight Gain After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as a sleeve gastrectomy, is a weight loss surgery that involves removing a portion of the stomach to reduce its size. This limits the amount of food a person can eat, leading to weight loss. It's a generally effective weight loss procedure...

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New BMI Guidelines for Weight Loss Surgery: What You Need to Know

Last year, the IFSO and ASMBS issued new guidelines on the requirements for weight loss surgery. These leading experts in the realm of bariatric and metabolic surgery made this decision based on a breadth of new evidence that has changed the entire industry's perspective on...

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Bariatric Surgery Pros and Cons

Bariatric surgery is an umbrella term that covers procedures performed on the stomach or intestines for weight loss. For example, gastric bypass is a weight loss surgery that involves surgically altering your digestive system to help you lose weight when diet and exercise aren&rs...

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Lap Band vs. Gastric Bypass

Weight loss may not be as simple as starting a new diet or implementing a new exercise routine. Millions of people struggle to achieve weight loss for medical and psychological reasons. When you're ready to take control of your health with bariatric surgery, you&rsquo...

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Can you have gastric sleeve surgery twice?

Gastric sleeve surgery is a bariatric procedure that removes a large portion of your stomach, leaving behind a narrow “sleeve.” Reducing your stomach helps restrict calories and reduce hunger signals for improved weight loss.As safe and effective as the surgery is, c...

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