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Which Bariatric Surgery Procedure is Right for Me?

There are three main weight loss surgery procedures in the field of bariatrics that help patients lose weight and maintain their weight loss long term. These include the gastric bypass, the gastric sleeve, and the duodenal switch. If you are considering having weight loss surgery, you may be unsure about what procedure is best for […]

Bariatric Surgery: The Gastric Bypass vs. The Duodenal Switch

In the field of weight loss surgery, there are three standard bariatric procedures that help patients lose weight and keep the weight off. The oldest procedure is the gastric bypass, although the gastric sleeve has gained popularity in recent years due to its perceived simplicity. Yet aside from the bypass and the sleeve, a third […]

Bariatric Surgery: The Gastric Bypass vs. The Gastric Sleeve

The Gastric Bypass and the Gastric Sleeve are two weight loss surgery procedures that effectively reduce weight. Aside from the obvious weight loss benefits, the Bypass and the Sleeve also effectively create a metabolic and hormonal effect that results in the improvement and cure of many weight-related medical problems, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, high […]
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Duodenal Switch & What It’s All About

If you have ever researched the term “weight loss” or “bariatric surgery“, you have probably heard about the gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy.  However there is another successful weight loss procedure that is not as common, known as the biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.  Over the last several months, I have posted details about the […]
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Gastric Sleeve Surgery & What It’s All About

The gastric sleeve, similar to the gastric bypass, is a commonly performed weight loss procedure. The gastric sleeve removes a large portion of the stomach in an effort to limit the patient’s food intake and thus contribute to weight loss surgery. In this blog post, I will detail the science behind this weight loss procedure […]
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Gastric Bypass Surgery & What It’s All About

If you have researched weight loss or bariatric surgery, you have probably heard the term “gastric bypass”. But do you really know what it is all about and how you lose weight from this type of surgical procedure? In this blog post I will detail the science behind this weight loss procedure and exactly what happens to […]