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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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Mini-Gastric Bypass – The Good, Bad, And Ugly

In Experimental, Mini-Gastric Bypass, Weight Loss Surgeries by OC Staff

While traditional gastric bypass surgery results in excellent weight loss, the procedure is technically challenging and carries a 7% complication risk. The risk of mortality (death) is very low, about 0.5% according to most studies. The mini-gastric bypass procedure has gained popularity in recent years. The mini-gastric bypass was originally developed by Dr. Robert Rutledge in 1997. The mini-gastric bypass is …