July 28, 2014 Obesity Chat Podcast

Dr. Alvarez goes live answering questions about weight loss, surgery and other alternatives to resolve obesity. www.endobariatric.com On this episode Dr. Alvarez answers the following questions: What is up with the runny nose so often? Is there a correlation with surgery or just some strange coincidence? How soon is to soon to start with reconstructive surgery? Is it normal to have diarrhea 6 or more times a day if I don’t take one loperamide. Is this normal at 4 weeks post-op? Can discuss the pros and cons of following a Ketogenic diet vs an Atkins type diet? How can I stay hydrated if water and most drinks don’t taste good to me anymore? I take Prilosec morning and befor going to bed, is it too much? How can I keep from gaining weight if I have to be 12 weeks without exercise? Do medication get absorbed any differently after the sleeve? Can you discuss the use of a band over a sleeve or re-sleeve or imbricate a sleeve?, What are the criteria used to determine that a patient may need to have a revision? Does the feeling of reflux after drinking water ever stop? Follow Dr. Alvarez: www.Endobariatric.com www.facebook.com/endobariatric www.DrAlvarezTV.com www.youtube.com/endobariatric www.twitter.com/endobariatric www.google.com/+Endobariatric www.pinterest.com/endobariatric