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Drinking Fluids after Gastric Sleeve Surgery: The Do’s and Don’ts

Drinking Fluids after Gastric Sleeve Surgery: The Do’s and Don’ts

What goes into your body after gastric sleeve surgery is critical, especially in the first few weeks. But we get questions about fluids—how much, what kinds, what to avoid—from patients at every stage of their sleeve journey. Here are some of the most important do’s and don’ts when it comes to your favorite sippers.

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4 Myths About Protein After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

4 Myths About Protein After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Life after gastric sleeve surgery can be vastly different than it was before. This new lifestyle, after all, is what helps patients lose weight and keep it off. We get lots of questions about every aspect of life after gastric sleeve, but questions about protein consumption seem to be some of the most popular. So ...

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Using a Keto Diet to Lose Weight after Gastric Sleeve

Using a Keto Diet to Lose Weight after Gastric Sleeve

We’ve said many times that gastric sleeve surgery isn’t a “magic pill” for weight loss. It does offer a huge advantage for obese people, but patients still need to put in the work post-surgery. One of the best ways to shed excess weight and keep it off? Eating the right foods. And for many gastric ...

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What No One Tells You About Sleeve Surgery

What No One Tells You About Sleeve Surgery

By now, maybe you’ve learned a bit about gastric sleeve surgery—like how and why it works. But gastric sleeve is a life-changing procedure, and many of those changes aren’t listed in the medical literature. So here are a few things no one tells you about sleeve surgery.

 

“I was right”

The vast majority of ...

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5 Facts About Sleeve Surgery in Mexico

5 Facts About Sleeve Surgery in Mexico

When you mention the possibility of having gastric sleeve surgery—or any surgery—in Mexico, friends and family may try to change your mind. They undoubtedly mean well; there’s still a stigma involved with international medical procedure, after all. But the truth is that, just like in the U.S., there are exceptional physicians in Mexico and ...

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A Complete Guide to Your Gastric Sleeve

A Complete Guide to Your Gastric Sleeve

When it comes to medical procedures, knowledge is power. I’ve written an e-book that details everything you could possibly want to know about gastric sleeve surgery. But before you invest a couple of hours reading that, here’s a great overview to get you started thinking about a procedure that could change your life.

 

Preparing ...

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6 Questions You Should Ask Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery

6 Questions You Should Ask Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Making the decision to get gastric sleeve surgery is a double-edged sword: exciting because it can radically improve your entire life and nerve-racking because, well, it’s surgery. Before you make any decisions, you deserve honest answers from prospective surgeons.

 

Question #1: Is it safe?

Gastric sleeve is an overwhelmingly safe procedure. There are virtually ...

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How to lose weight with the Gastric Sleeve

How to lose weight with the Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve is an incredibly important tool in achieving real, lasting weight loss, but the work patients put into the process is what ultimately determines their results. In my (extensive!) experience, the most successful patients are those who create a few powerful new habits.

 

Habit #1: Make protein your BFF.

Right after surgery, you’ll ...

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleeve Surgery

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleeve Surgery

Maybe you’ve done extensive research on sleeve surgery, or maybe the idea is a relatively new one. Either way, we want to cut through the confusion on four important elements associated with the procedure (at Endobariatric, anyway). The good news is that it’s all good news.

 

Truth #1: It’s affordable for almost everyone.

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Why Aren’t I Losing Weight After My Gastric Sleeve?!

Why Aren’t I Losing Weight After My Gastric Sleeve?!

It can be frustrating when the scale refuses to budge, but going back to basics can get it moving again. Be honest with yourself about what’s been going on in your kitchen—and what hasn’t been going on.

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