Diabetes and Gastric Sleeve Surgery: Part 2


In the last blog, we began exploring the connection between vertical sleeve gastrectomy and improving or even eliminating Type II diabetes. Thanks to numerous scientific studies, with more appearing every day, we know for sure that VSG is a tool that’s been proven to have positive long-term benefits for diabetics. It’s much more effective than ...
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Diabetes and Gastric Sleeve Surgery: Part 1


For years, my team and I have seen patients with Type II diabetes improve and even resolve this condition after gastric sleeve in our Mexico hospital. More and more studies are coming out every day to prove what we’ve known all along: vertical sleeve gastrectomy is perhaps the best tool in the fight against the ...
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Losing Weight After your Pregnancy and Gastric Sleeve Surgery


One of the “side effects” of vertical sleeve gastrectomy is being able to conceive more easily. In fact, a significant percentage of my female patients are referred by their obstetricians for this very reason. But what’s the process of losing that post-pregnancy weight if you’ve been sleeved? It depends on a number of factors—some that ...
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What to Know About Water After Gastric Sleeve


Strangely enough, many patients find that water requires more thought and elicits more consternation after vertical sleeve gastrectomy than at any other time in their lives. Why? The rules are different. Or perhaps I should say that, post-sleeve, you need to commit to following some rules you may have heard before. Here are some of ...
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How Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patients Can Boost Their Immunity


Staying well is always important for VSG patients, but it takes on new meaning when illness is running rampant. Did you know that you can influence your body’s immune system with lifestyle factors like food and your activities? There’s never been a better time to structure your daily routine around maximizing the body’s natural defenses. ...
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How to Reduce Food Waste


According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 30 to 40 percent of the food supply —133 billion pounds or $161 billion a year — goes to waste. The concept of reducing food waste may be very meaningful to you, especially after weight loss surgery, when your diet changes and your portions get smaller. Read on ...
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