Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

There are numerous types of weight loss surgeries. One of the most common and successful procedures is called Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. This is a combined restrictive and malabsorptive form of surgery.    The restrictive part of the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass will limit your food intake without interfering with your normal digestive process. The operation […]

Weight Loss Surgery Tips for healthy eating

You did it! You had weight loss surgery! Now your goal is to eat healthy so your operation was not a loss. Though 80% of all weight loss surgeries are a success, the other 20% often fail because they neglect to stick to the post-surgery diet. It’s not easy changing your life style after weight […]

Getting Insurance to pay for Weight Loss Surgery

Congratulations! You have decided to take the plunge and have weight loss surgery. However, there is one thing hanging over you, money. Luckily, many insurance companies feel that weight loss surgery is beneficial to both of you, and can make your surgery affordable. Obtaining insurance approval may not happen overnight. You are probably not the […]

Vertical Gastrectomy with Duodenal Switch

For some patients wanting to lose weight, they may be the perfect candidate for Vertical Gastrectomy with Duodenal Switch.  This form of weight loss surgery has the best reported long term results for weight loss. However, it is also the most complicated and risky weight loss procedure. In fact, there are only 50 surgeons worldwide […]