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Do I need to meet with a nutritionist before and after bariatric surgery?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes.
A registered dietitian will counsel you on dietary requirements before and after the operation to maximize your healthy weight loss success.

In brief: Yes.
A registered dietitian will counsel you on dietary requirements before and after the operation to maximize your healthy weight loss success.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Diet education isKey
Diet education about the proper way to eat after surgery is key.
Usually a dietician is ideal. Sometimes, the physician or practitioner provides that information. Regular followup ensures that you continue to steer your eating behavior in the right direction.

In brief: Diet education isKey
Diet education about the proper way to eat after surgery is key.
Usually a dietician is ideal. Sometimes, the physician or practitioner provides that information. Regular followup ensures that you continue to steer your eating behavior in the right direction.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
In brief: Bariatric surgery
Working with a nutritionist is vital for those undergoing bariatric surgery.
Depending on the procedure you are considering, you will need to adjust not only the types, kinds, consistencies, quantities of what you eat, but potentially, you may need to adjust to life-long supplements.

In brief: Bariatric surgery
Working with a nutritionist is vital for those undergoing bariatric surgery.
Depending on the procedure you are considering, you will need to adjust not only the types, kinds, consistencies, quantities of what you eat, but potentially, you may need to adjust to life-long supplements.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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