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The Flu & Getting My Vitamins by Michelle T. Posted Sun 20 Sep 2009 10:07pm Before you panic - no it isn't the Swine Flu (much as people like to make fun of us overweight folk).   My enitre family is down with the flu; me, my husband, daughter (she's been out of school for an entire week, and my youngest son.) OK - not my entire family. My oldest son is not sick. He neve gets the flu. It is so strange! Michael h ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 2 Comments The Adjustable Gastric Band System Gastric Bypass Roux-en-Y reduces the capacity of the stomach by creating a small stomach pouch. The small space holds only one ounce of fluid. The procedure also constructs a tiny stomach outlet, which slows the sp ... 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 »
Gastric Bypass by kimmie1980ca Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 12:00am What Is Obesity? Obesity results from the excessive accumulation of fat that exceeds the body's skeletal and physical standards. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an increase in 20 percent or more above your ideal body weight is the point at which excess weight becomes a health risk. Today 97 million Americans, more than o ... 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 »
What to Eat When One is on a Gastric Bypass Diet by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 May 2010 2:08pm After gastric bypass surgery, one has to follow a specific diet to promote healthier weight loss and better health. A registered dietician can help in creating a gastric bypass diet, which includes what to eat and how much. This should be followed strictly to get the best results. For a few days ... Read on »
Alcohol and Gastric Bypass by Pam Tremble Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 Jan 2011 8:30am The information below is a repost from two outstanding resources in the WLS world. The words below are from Beth - Melting Mama - as she wrote on her blog a couple weeks ago and again on Obesity Help the other day. I actually missed the original discussion thread but found the reposting on Rob's blog - Former Fat Dudes - when he published it ... Read on »
Funny things about gastric bypass by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 7:17pm I'm just free-flowing with my thoughts tonight. Already did a post about my job (see post below this one). Now here's a personal one. Weight today 150 lbs. But I've fluctuated in the past week from 147 to 152. I never noticed this much, until after gastric bypass, but I belch. Like a man. Like, a lot! It's not necessarily noisy, but it' ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Banding by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Feb 2012 6:00am In a January 2012 Wall Street Journal article, a weight loss study conducted in Switzerland found that gastric bypass surgery was associated with “faster and more sustained weight loss than gastric banding.” The study was conducted on more than 400 morbidly obese patients between March 1998 and May 2005. During the study, half of the patients rec ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass in not a Diet Alternative by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Dec 2006 12:00am AOL does a feature on Gastric Bypass. It is not a diet alternative. It is major surgery for obese patients with medical problems. And for the record, the lap band is a poor substitute for a formal bypass at least in my opinion. Gastric bypass is also not plastic surgery. It does often create great patients for plastic surgery however ... Read on »