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Resleeving & Revising Other Bariatric Surgeries

Resleeving & Revising Other Bariatric Surgeries

Perhaps you’re unhappy with your gastric bypass or Lap Band and are wondering whether you can convert your initial procedure to a gastric sleeve. Or maybe you already got a sleeve and now question whether a resleeve would help you lose more weight. Everything about these “re” surgeries is highly individual, but I’ll do my ...

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Your Guide to Supplements After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Your Guide to Supplements After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

One of the reasons I’ve devoted my career exclusively to gastric sleeve surgery is that it leaves as much as your natural anatomy intact as possible. Gastric sleeve doesn’t involve rerouting your intestines, for example, so patients rarely have any malabsorption issues. But sleeve patients can still benefit from supplements, which boost nutrients you may ...

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A Timetable for Gastric Sleeve Milestones

A Timetable for Gastric Sleeve Milestones

“When will I be able to…?” It’s a common opening sentence for gastric sleeve patients, both before and after surgery. Everyone wants to jump right back into their regular life immediately, but some things take time. How much time? Read on for a typical Endobariatric timeline for some of the biggest milestones.

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5 Facts About Carbs after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

5 Facts About Carbs after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Unless you’re brand new to the world of gastric sleeve—and the way we do things at Endobariatric in particular—you probably know that I recommend a protein-heavy diet for patients who’ve had the gastric sleeve procedure. So where does that leave carbohydrates? And are they really as evil as they’re usually portrayed? Read on for the ...

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Is it Possible to Regain Weight Lost After Gastric Sleeve?

Is it Possible to Regain Weight Lost After Gastric Sleeve?

You’re getting gastric sleeve surgery in order to lose weight, improve your health, and live your best life. But after you’ve put in the work to lose weight, can you regain those pounds? And how easy is it to do so? The truth is that, yes, you absolutely can regain weight you lose. Understanding how ...

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What it’s Really Like Immediately After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

What it’s Really Like Immediately After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Most of our patients at Endobariatric have never had gastric sleeve surgery before, so, naturally, they have a lot of questions. And many of those questions revolve around the period right after surgery while they’re still in the hospital. I can only speak for the experience at Endobariatric, of course, but I’m happy to answer ...

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Are You a Good Candidate for Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Are You a Good Candidate for Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

You’re overweight and want to live a healthier life. Does that automatically make you a good candidate for gastric sleeve surgery? To a surgeon who has your best interests, your safety, and your long-term success in mind, the answer is “no.” To be considered an ideal patient at Endobariatric, I look at a number ...

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Real Food vs Supplements After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Real Food vs Supplements After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Whether you’re new to the idea of gastric sleeve surgery or have been part of the Endobariatric family for years, there’s one thing you’ve probably learned: I recommend a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet to my post-op patients in order to maximize their sleeve results. With all of the protein bars, shakes, and supplements available today, it ...

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4 Ways to Prepare for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

4 Ways to Prepare for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Like many things in life, taking time to prepare well for gastric sleeve surgery can increase your chances of success significantly. If you choose Endobariatric for your procedure, we’ll walk you through every stage of gastric sleeve—from pre-surgery guidance to maintaining success for the rest of your life. Though not a complete list, here are ...

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What to Eat and Not Eat After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

What to Eat and Not Eat After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

When TV shows and magazines are full of stories about the latest “right” foods to eat for weight loss, it can be confusing for gastric sleeve patients—especially when it conflicts with what your physician has told you. I don’t know what magical weight loss foods or systems will come out tomorrow, but I do know ...

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