A 36-year-old member asked:
What would be the most appropriate dietary change for a patient who had a gallbladder removal?
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General Surgery 33 years experience
Diet after surgery: Once you are recovered from your surgery, 2 to 4 weeks, your diet can return to normal. However, if you take this surgery as an opportunity to improve your diet then try lowering fat, lowering portion size, and increase frequency of food/snacks. Free app "my fitness pal" may help. Be well.
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Last updated Nov 15, 2014
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