Also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy, gastric sleeve surgery is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the stomach by 85%. During the surgery, a section of the stomach is removed, leaving a thin, tube-shaped stomach. Because the stomach is so much smaller, the patient will feel full faster and consume less food, leading […]
In this section, we discuss what to expect and how to get best results after weight loss surgery. As well as options such as revisions, adjustments, etc.
With one-third of the adults in the United States is considered obese, it is clear that this epidemic is a difficult issue to treat. Obesity is frequently accompanied by other underlying medical conditions, such as diabetes type 2, and cardiovascular disease. Abnormalities in brain function and structure can stem from being overweight. Brain function may […]
In a controlled study of 45 patients in San Francisco, California, hypoglycemic episodes seemed common while primarily unnoticed. A three-day monitoring period of regular activity showed that symptomatic hypoglycemia appeared in 22% of 15 individuals following gastric bypass surgery. Additionally, 20% of 15 individuals who underwent biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch showed symptomatic hypoglycemia. Out of the 15 obese […]