What You Need to Know About WLS, Food, Nutrition and Bioavailability

There is a strong connection between WLS, food, nutrition, and bioavailability.  Having weight loss surgery greatly impacts the types of food post-op patients should eat, the nutrition needed for good health along with the bioavailability from those foods. Bariatric surgery is the most effective solution for long-term weight loss in individuals affected by morbid obesity.(1)…

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Bowel Obstruction after WLS: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Complications after weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery have dramatically decreased over the last decade. This can be attributed to the increased volume of procedures bariatric surgeons are performing, and improved tools and techniques which make the different types of procedures less invasive (and therefore less risky) for patients. The length of hospital stays now…

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Top 7 Plastic Surgery Procedures for Extreme Weight Loss Patients

Successful surgical and/or medical weight-loss therapy often leads to significant skin excess in various parts of the body. Unfortunately, when someone shrinks their body by 20, 40 or 80 kilograms, the skin is not able to shrink as well. While the morbidly obese patient suffers from hypertension, back and knee pain, diabetes, etc., the post-weight…

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