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After Bariatric Surgery – Getting Enough Protein?

In After Surgery, Duodenal Switch, Featured, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Lap Bands, Mini-Gastric Bypass by OC Staff

As bariatric patients, we need to track a metric ton of information daily – exercise, weight, portions, carbs, fats, inches, vitamins, calcium and more – but we live and die by two numbers in particular: fluids and protein. Deficiencies in either will almost certainly put you back in the hospital or, at the very least, make your recovery and ongoing …

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Duodenal Switch Surgery

In Duodenal Switch, Weight Loss Surgeries by OC Staff

Duodenal switch surgery is a combination of a gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgery. It is one of the more rare primary treatments for morbid obesity that is usually covered by insurance. The procedure is occasionally done as a secondary procedure after a failed gastric band surgery. You will lose weight. It may reduce hunger. You may have nutritional deficiencies. …