Weight Loss Surgery – A Last-Ditch Option that Saves Lives

We hear about people having weight loss surgery – having their ‘stomach stapled’, and so on – with a kind of horrified fascination. What could drive someone to do a thing like that? For the vast majority of people, weight loss surgery is not in the books – if your weight problem is mild to […]

How is Lap Band Different From Gastric Bypass?

Morbidly obese people generally find it difficult to lose weight using traditional weight loss methods. Such people choose to either gastric bypass or lap band surgery methods, which helps in reducing considerable amount of body fat. Before performing any kind of surgery, your doctor will check your health history, your body mass index and other […]

Gastric Bypass Nutrition_Eating After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass nutrition is a big concern following gastric bypass surgery. It is important that you take the time to educate yourself on the post bariatric diet in the weeks preceding your gastric bypass operation. It is essential you understand what you are allowed to eat and what will have to wait until after recovery. […]

Mini Gastric Bypass

Mini Gastric bypass (MGB) is a shorter and simpler type of laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure designed for weight loss. The entire procedure takes only about half an hour and the patient can walk out of the hospital just 24 hrs after the operation. In the MGB procedure, the size of the stomach is reduced dramatically. […]