Is Support Necessary After Gastric Sleeve?

Is Support Necessary After Gastric Sleeve?

The truth is that support is crucial before, during, and after your gastric sleeve. But for those not blessed with helpful family and friends, you absolutely can succeed in your weight loss—with a lot of determination and a support system that you create.   Support Before Sleeve Surgery   It’s...

Can You Stretch Out Your Gastric Sleeve?

Can You Stretch Out Your Gastric Sleeve?

Gastric sleeve surgery is an investment—from the monetary aspect to the time and energy you put into losing excess weight. It’s only natural to want to protect that investment. So it’s no surprise that patients frequently wonder whether they can stretch out their sleeve if they eat too much. The...

Gastric Sleeve and Exercise: A Resolution to Keep All Year

Gastric Sleeve and Exercise: A Resolution to Keep All Year

You’ve probably made the same resolution for years: Lose weight. And with gastric sleeve surgery, that goal is finally a real, lasting possibility. But with all the emphasis on what foods to eat—and not eat—after gastric sleeve, sometimes the importance of exercise gets lost. Here’s how to make exercise a...