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Knowing The Risk Of Gastric Bypass

There is more to gastric bypass than merely controlling stomach size. During gastric bypass surgery, a large portion of the patients stomach is stapled together, leaving a tiny pouch. When you get your gastric bypass surgery you will have a new stomach that only holds about three tablespoons of food at a time. With your stomach pouch reduced to the size of a walnut, you'll need to follow a gastric bypass diet. The surgeon does not remove any part of the stomach or other tissue while doing the ........ Read More

Dietary Recommendations After Gastric Bypass Surgery

When obesity gets out of hand, unresponsive to dietary, lifestyle and medical interventions, drastic measures are needed to cut down calorie intake. Morbid obesity with a BMI (body mass index, a measure of malnutrition) above 40 kg/m2 is an indication for surgical procedures such as gastric bypass surgery. Gastric bypass is now a well-trodden path to lower BMI’s and achieve healthier lives in 18 months or so. First used in the 1950’s, only the last two decades have seen safe and successful ........ Read More

What To Eat After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Many people are under the impression that gastric bypass surgery is the easy way out of obesity. However, those that believe this unfortunately misunderstand the operation and its lifestyle and mind altering effects. After speaking to people who have had the gastric bypass you soon realise that real work and focus is needed to actually keep the weight off after the first year of rapid weight loss. Right after surgery your stomach won’t be able to cope with much food, perhaps only a quarter of........ Read More

Gastric Bypass Surgery Cost

If you are one of the millions of people who are morbidly obese and you are desperate to find a way to lose the weight as quickly and safely as possible so that you can help save your own life, you have probably considered having some sort of gastric bypass surgery. When someone gets to the point of considering surgery one of the first questions they ask are what are the gastric bypass surgery cost? Of course, many people will tell you that you can't put a price tag on good health, wh........ Read More

Hair Loss Of The Bariatric Or Gastric Bypass Patient

DON’T STRESS YOUR SCALP…. Avoid SOME Hair Loss! You are most-likely aware that having Bariatric or Gastric Bypass surgery DOES cause you to experience “some” type of hair loss as you lose the weight so rapidly. You’ve heard the rumors, and they are TRUE to the point that you WILL LOSE some hair… but you will not be bald in the least! In all of my years attending a support group, NEVER have I seen one bald person yet! So rest assured that although you DO lose “some” hair, it w........ Read More

Gastric Bypass Surgery - Requesting Insurance Pre-approval

You have done your research on gastric bypass surgery, and determined whether your insurance carrier will pay for the procedure. You have the CPT/ICD-9 codes memorized, and you’re on a first-name basis with the member services rep at the insurance company. You have prepared the documentation required by your carrier, and the big day is finally here: It’s time to submit all this information with a request for pre-approval of your gastric bypass procedure. Increase Your Chances of Insurance ........ Read More

Gastric Bypass Surgery – What Happens Afterwards?

After patients have had gastric bypass surgery comes a very challenging and demanding few months ahead. It isn’t easy, no matter what those success stories on the adverts tell us. It requires a great deal of mental and emotional toughness. Unfortunately these assets aren’t always seen in the morbidly obese, and must be developed to ensure a healthy life and weight loss after the surgery. Sticking to your dietary guidelines is extremely important to reduce the risk of developing dumping synd........ Read More

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Recovery And Expectations

Gastric bypass surgery is the latest medical technique in the field of controlling obesity and obesity related diseases. Weight loss procedures are either restrictive which reduce the size of your stomach or malabsorptive which lessen the flow of food from stomach to the intestine thus reducing the absorption of fat and other essential vitamins and minerals. These techniques are used in combination in gastric bypass surgery which creates a small pouch in your stomach making a larger area of your........ Read More

What Is Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Obesity is a condition that carries wit it not only the stigma of being called names, but also the risk of getting serious illnesses like high blood pressure, heart ailment and diabetes. More and more people are turning to fad diets and other means to lower their weight but to no avail. Fortunately for people whose obesity cannot be treated with dieting, there is such a non-traditional way to lose pounds and discourage binging and this is called gastric bypass surgery. Gastric bypass surgery m........ Read More

Gastric Bypass Surgery - Is It Right For You?

When we hear all the success stories of the gastric bypass, it sounds so easy. One pricey operation and the pounds just fly off! Right? Not quite. Gastric bypass surgery is only advised to those who are morbidly obese – this is someone with a body mass index greater then 40 and men and women between 80-100 pounds their ideal body weight. The gastric bypass is also sometimes recommended to patients suffering obesity along with other conditions such as heart disease or type 2 diabetes. If the s........ Read More

Cost Of Gastric Bypass Surgery

Many people are finding themselves in a 'catch 22' situation these days: they desperately need to have gastric bypass surgery, but they can't get it since they either don't have insurance, or the insurance that they have doesn't cover the cost. There are real benefits to the surgery and for those people who are suffering from severe obesity related health issues, the need is even more urgent. This article will show you what the cost of gastric bypass surgery is which may make it easier f........ Read More

Gastric Bypass Post Op Lifestyle

Losing weight really can be a life or death situation, particularly for those people who are morbidly obese. Time is of the essence and the longer it takes to lose the weight the greater the risk to their health. For this reason gastric bypass surgery may be the best option. If you are considering this procedure but would like to know more about the recovery process, this article on gastric bypass post op can help. This procedure has been available for decades and though there are some ........ Read More

Gastric Bypass - The Advantages Of Laparoscopic Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is the most often carried out operation for weight loss in the USA with more or less 140,000 operations being done in 2005 Dating back more than 50 years, a lot of surgeons have grown up with gastric bypass surgery and possess a very effective understanding of both its risks and benefits. In many cases gastric bypass is the last option when other forms of weight loss and dieting have proved unsuccessful and where you are very much overweight. This commonly means that you ........ Read More

Is Gastric Bypass Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?

Weight loss surgery can be divided into three types: 1. Restrictive procedures to reduce the size of your stomach, 2. Mal-absorptive procedures alter the flow from your stomach to your intestine, and 3. Combination procedures that involve the characteristics of both of the above procedures. This article will be focusing on the first option. Gastric bypass surgery is one type of weight loss surgical procedures that can be used, and is actually commonly used, to cause significant weight loss fo........ Read More

A New Direction In Weight Control - Gastric Bypass Surgery

Surgery may be a weight-loss option for patients who are severely obese and suffer from serious medical complications due to weight. There are two accepted surgical procedures for reducing body weight: gastroplasty and gastric bypass. Although these two procedures use different surgical methods, they both reduce the stomach to a pouch that is smaller than a chicken’s egg, drastically limiting the amount of food that can be consumed at one time. Surgery produces 25 to 35 percent reductions in w........ Read More


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