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Gastric Bypass Diet: What to Eat and When
Live Healthy MD Diets 03/30/2023
The gastric bypass diet is very particular, with your bariatric care team having specific protocols for how you need to eat at various stages post-operatively. The gastric sleeve and gastric bypass di...
Gastric Bypass Surgery: Effective Weight Loss Procedure
Live Healthy MD Bariatric Procedures 03/16/2023
The gastric bypass, or Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, is the oldest and most commonly performed bariatric surgery procedure. It consists of cutting and stapling the stomach to create a smaller pouch while ...
Why You May Need an EGD After Gastric Bypass Surgery
Live Healthy MD Post Weight Loss Surgery 03/02/2023
An EGD after gastric bypass surgery is required in some cases when the patient is experiencing discomfort or unwanted side effects. Typically, 80% of our patients will have surgery and have no issues ...
What you Need To Know About GERD
Live Healthy MD Post Weight Loss Surgery 02/16/2023
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the back-flow of acidic or non-acidic stomach contents into the esophagus. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is characterized by symptoms, with or without tissu...
Why you May Need a Weight Loss Surgery Revision
Live Healthy MD Weight Regain 02/02/2023
As bariatric surgeons, our goal is to improve the long-term outcomes for our post-bariatric surgery patients, including decreasing the need for a weight loss surgery revision. Bariatric surgery result...
Insurance Coverage for Weight Loss Surgery
Live Healthy MD Pre Weight Loss Surgery 01/19/2023
Weight loss surgery is considered an elective procedure, defined as a surgery that “may be delayed for months without threat to life or organ damage.” Yet, surgeons and medical professionals recog...
The Obesity Epidemic in America
Live Healthy MD Insights 01/05/2023
The obesity epidemic in America is a growing concern for our country. Over 40% of the American population is considered obese. Obesity can significantly increase a patient’s healthcare costs an...
Long Term Effects of Obesity on Your Health
Live Healthy MD Obesity Health Concerns 12/22/2022
Obesity is quickly becoming the most consequential health epidemic in the United States. Obesity is defined as the accumulation of body fat to the point where it becomes detrimental to your health. Th...
Can Your Stomach Pouch Stretch After Bariatric Surgery?
Live Healthy MD Weight Regain 12/08/2022
One of the most common questions in the field of bariatrics is asking, “can your stomach pouch stretch after bariatric surgery?” Patients want to understand what they can expect regarding stomach ...
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