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Q&A's: The gastric sleeve

Q&A's: The gastric sleeve

Hi and welcome to the question of the week, I'm Dr. Alvarez. In this video I'd like to discuss a little more about the gastric sleeve procedure that we started doing many years ago and now has become very popular because of the benefits and amazing results and the low-risk involved. This is a restrictive ...

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34 Sleeve Patient Stories: The real truth about Gastric Sleeve surgery in Mexico.

34 Sleeve Patient Stories: The real truth about Gastric Sleeve surgery in Mexico.

Finally our new book is here!!! Here's an introduction so you can check it out on Amazon's webpage: With each passing year, bariatric surgeries are becoming more and more common place. After years of frustrating weight loss and regains, patients are looking for permanent answers to their obesity problems. New procedures, new techniques and new ...

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Q&A's Expected Weight Loss

Q&A's Expected Weight Loss

Hello everyone and welcome to the question of the week, I'm Dr. Alvarez. This week we will talk about how your weight loss will be with the gastric sleeve procedure. A very common question that can be answered very simply. The weight loss will vary from patient to patient so don't compare yourself to a ...

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Q&A's: Acid reflux and the sleeve.

Q&A's: Acid reflux and the sleeve.

Hello everyone and welcome to the question of the week, I'm doctor Alvarez from Endobariatric.com and on this episode we'll discuss the relationship with gastroesophageal reflux disease also know as GERD and the sleeve gastrectomy. First of all I want to start out by saying that a very high percentage of patients who are ...

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Q&A's - Will it hurt?

Q&A's - Will it hurt?

Hello I'm Dr. Alvarez and this is the question of the week. This episode we'll talk about the pain related with the gastric sleeve surgery. The question I get is "Will it hurt?" Of course it's a common question, it's a question I would personally do myself. So, Pain after the gastric sleeve surgery ...

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ObesityChat comes to an end.

ObesityChat comes to an end.

Dear ObesityChat users and radio listeners: Today I decided to cancel the radio talk show "Obesity Chat". As you many know we did the live radio show every Monday at 8:00 PM CT then uploaded the podcast to www.obesitychat.com. We have done over a year and a half of episodes and we ...

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Why is the cost so much lower in Mexico than the US?

Why is the cost so much lower in Mexico than the US?

Regarding a question on my obesitychat show. There are a lot of people in the US that have a skewed view of having surgery in Mexico. They think it is dangerous or less sanitary for some reason. Can you discuss the standards of care and regulations in Mexico as compared to the states. Why is ...

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August 18, 2014 Obesity Chat Podcast

August 18, 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: I have a Lapband and have developed gastroparesis. Am I a candidate for gastric sleeve with you? Once you've reached your goal in the first year, to ...

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August 11, 2014 Obesity Chat Podcast

August 11, 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: Why is the cost so much lower in Mexico than the US? There is concern of relationship issues after WLS. Is there a higher rate of divorce ...

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August 4, 2014 Obesity Chat Podcast

August 4, 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: Can you talk about drinking alcohol and carbonated drinks regarding the sleeve? Can you really stretch your sleeve? How long does it take for your skin to ...

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