A 39-year-old member asked:
How exactly does bariatric surgery affect health?
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Wound care 35 years experience
Bariatric Surgery: There are several bariatric procedures. Each has their benefits and risks. Those risks are an aside from the surgical risks. The nutritional risks of the individual surgery should be discussed with the surgeon. Ask to see a nutritionist before and after the procedure to work with you to minimize or recognize the nutritional aspects of the surgery.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What exactly can you eat after bariatric surgery?
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Family Medicine 28 years experience
A handful...: The portioning and allowed foods after a bariatric procedure vary somewhat depending upon the type of procedure you undergo; however there are some fixed items. For example you should not consume any meal that is bigger than the palm of your hand, avoid carbonated beverages and avoid fatty/'junk' foods. I would encourage you to ask a bariatric surgeon for further details...Happy eating!
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