Treatment of the patient with morbid obesity is a multifaceted strategy. While surgery is our primary focus for long-term viable weight loss, nutrition plays an essential role in the pre and post operative periods. Surgical management with appropriate nutritional assessment and dietary management correlate well with improved success.
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The time leading up to bariatric surgery is not the time to permit your health and diet to worsen. Getting started on a healthy higher-protein diet, drinking more water and beginning some gentle exercise are excellent ways to get ready for bariatric surgery. Some bariatric surgeons actually require that candidates for gastric bypass surgery lose… Read More »
Nutritionist's Desk

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This article was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard, R.D. These are habits that should be well established during your first six months after surgery. If you want to maintain the weight loss you have achieved, you must continue following these basic rules of bariatric surgery. Have 3-4 small balanced meals a day. If you… Read More »
Unhealthy Or Healthy Choice

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Do This, Not That Grazing and mindless munching are common pre-surgery habits that can creep back in if you’re not alert. The pouch and sleeve are unfortunately quite accommodating to this type of eating, but eating this way can add … Continue reading →
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