Why Did You Really Get Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Why Did You Really Get Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Duh, right? You chose gastric sleeve in Mexico because you were tired of being overweight and wanted to live at a healthy weight—perhaps for the first time ever. While weight loss is the most obvious goal for bariatric patients, the journey is almost always about much more than just nudging...

Tricks to Keep Things…Moving…After Gastric Sleeve

Tricks to Keep Things…Moving…After Gastric Sleeve

Yep, we’re going there, VSG family. We’re going to the bathroom. Or not going to the bathroom, as the case may be. Constipation is a not-uncommon complaint for vertical sleeve gastrectomy patients, and it hits bariatric populations for a number of reasons. Some of it can be chalked up to...

Advantages of Losing Weight Slowly After Gastric Sleeve

Advantages of Losing Weight Slowly After Gastric Sleeve

The only thing I can say with certainty after vertical sleeve gastrectomy is that you will lose weight. How fast will you lose it? How much will you lose? How many calories will be optimal for your weight loss? Will you need skin removal surgery? In a nutshell: I don’t...