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What Surgical Instrument Do They Use For Gastric Bypass
Gastric bypass 4 yrs ago w/ no weight loss. Type 2 diabetic, insulin dependent, heavy alcohol use. Could these issues totally negate the surgery?
Can you use garcinia cambogia even after having had gastric bypass surgery 14 yrs ago and I'm also on a blood thinner. Eliquis and take metropolol ?
This is a question-: -only your treating physician can answer. Talk to him/her. ...Read more
Snesthesia specific: Patient's who qualify for bariatric surgery are already at risk for sleep apnea and collapsed lungs. Why make things worse by triggering constriction of airways? I know of many bariatric surgeons who refuse surgery on smokers. Remember, post-surgical instructions are very strict so you have to demonstrate the ability to change unhealthy behaviors prior to surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several reasons : Gastric bypass can help obese patients lose weight and also get rid of associated problems such as type 2 diabetes. There are several other types of procedures for weight loss, but this one works in two ways. It is restrictive and malabsorptive, meaning the stomach is smaller and also the digestive tract is shorter. ...Read more
Stop weight loss: Usually, weight loss tapers off and stops around a year to a year and a half after bypass surgery. If you are under a year out from surgery, i wouldn't worry about it. If you are several years out, make sure you eat enough food everyday. Some surgeons bypass too much of your intestinal tract and that can cause excessive weight loss. That can be fixed surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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