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A Journey With Gastric Bypass Surgery by anewcamino Posted Thu 07 Feb 2013 4:37am An Interview with friend Jeannette Sena  Before                    After Weight loss s urgeries are viewed by many as an "easy way" out to lose weight. It is NOT  an "easy way" out. It is an option that you have to explore and evaluate to see if this is the right decision for you. Some of these surgeries are considered m ... Read on »
Is Your Gastric Bypass Surgery Any of My Business? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 May 2009 10:47pm Yes, this "weight loss tool" really exists. Heaven help us. Lest you missed the past 10 years, we now officially live in a culture of oversharing. Celebs talk about their rehab stints and fertility treatments in between questions from "serious" reporters about when they lost their virginity. And it isn't just the rich and famous subjecte ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass Surgery Can Lead to Alcohol Abuse by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Aug 2012 9:00am Patients who had gastric bypass surgery faced double the risk for excessive drinking, according to a study released by in the Journal of the American Medical Association . Gastric bypass surgery shrinks the stomach's size and attaches it to a lower portion of the intestine. That limits food intake and the body's ability to ... Read on »
Why You Should Avoid Excess Sugar After Gastric Bypass Surgery by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Mar 2013 10:00pm Dr. Jeremy Korman As we are well aware, obesity is a national epidemic. Even the U.S. government recognizes it as a disease. However, despite out awareness and the ample supply of “diet” foods on the market, the number of Americans who are overweight or obese is continuing to rise. Until recently, it was believed the consumption of high a ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass Surgery Wasn’t For Me by Diane, Fit to the Finish Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:43am I get this question all the time, and when you get to where you want to be, you might just hear it too. “Did you have gastric bypass surgery?” I did not have gastric bypass surgery. Why not? Well, for me there were a couple of different reasons. One reason is that I’m scared to death of medical procedures, surgery in particular. That alone ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass Surgery - Is It Really A Magic Pill For Weight Loss? by Jimmy L. Posted Wed 02 May 2012 9:00am     I have a friend who underwent Gastric Bypass Surgery several years ago and successfully shed a huge amount of weight, as expected, during the first year following the procedure.  In the months that followed things begin to level off - again, as expected - and for awhile he was able to maintain that new level of reduced f ... Read on »
3 Ways Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps You Effectively Lose Weight by kimmie1980ca Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 12:00am A gastric bypass surgery is a process by which your stomach size is reduced to help you lose weight. It particularly lessens your caloric intake, reduces calories absorbed by your body, and reduces your appetite. Weight loss surgeries, including gastric bypass surgery, have become controversial these days for their slimming effects. Wha ... Read on »
Deep Thoughts About Gastric Bypass Surgery If You Need Help by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Feb 2010 8:43pm Little question about it, gastric bypass operations cost a lot in a big way. Gastric bypass surgeries may range from $20-30K presently. There’s little question that obesity is one of the most important issues in the mainstream of our nation today. It’s becoming quite more conventional to observe insura ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass Surgery: Post Cosmetic Surgery by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 4:43am Losing weight can be an enormous challenge for many people. But once they’ve on their way to achieving their weight loss goals and the kilo’s start to fall off, their next worry is often the excess skin it leaves behind, particularly for those who have lost a great deal of weight. For those that ... Read on »
This is Gastric Bypass Surgery by Laparoscopy by Rocco C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 4:24pm I get questions every week concerning if someone should or shouldn't get Gastric Bypass Surgery. People come to me for affirmation that they are doing the right thing or for me to talk them out of it. I don't do either. It is totally up to you. My job is to help you either way. It is your decision and yours alone. I have placed this v ... Read on »