How Can Smoking Affect Bariatric Surgery?

How Can Smoking Affect Bariatric Surgery? Did you know that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, followed by obesity? You may be even more shocked to learn that current research suggests that between 12.9 to 38% of bariatric candidates are regular tobacco users. Unfortunately, bariatric surgery risks double …

What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay

What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay It is normal to be nervous anytime you are headed to the hospital and about to undergo a surgical procedure. Set your mind at ease. You have selected a team of doctors and a hospital that is ready to care for you. Depending upon which weight-loss procedure you …