Managing Food Cravings and Your Relationship with Food After Weight Loss Surgery

Managing Food Cravings and Your Relationship with Food After Weight Loss Surgery After weight loss surgery, your relationship with food, and the way you eat will be different than it was before your operation. Because you will be eating a healthier diet, you may also experience food cravings for fare that is longer a part [...]

Self-Care in the Hospital: Tips for Recovering from Weight Loss Surgery

Self-Care in the Hospital: Tips for Recovering from Weight Loss Surgery The length of your weight loss surgery recovery depends upon the type of surgery you chose. Typically, patients spend one to three days in the hospital before being discharged home. While you are in the hospital, take advantage of the time for self-care as [...]

Navigating the Pandemic, Social Detachment, & Keeping a Strong Immune System

Bariatric Patients: Navigating the Pandemic, Social Detachment, & Keeping a Strong Immune System Life after bariatric surgery is often seen as a new beginning since a complete change in lifestyle is often required. These lifestyle changes themselves are sometimes difficult to implement and follow through with, but now we find ourselves faced with the added [...]

Duodenal Switch Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Duodenal Switch Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins Have you made the decision to fight obesity through bariatric surgery? If you’ve read up on gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve, then duodenal switch surgery will sound quite familiar. It is a combination of the two surgeries with the added benefit of eating a rather “normal” diet. DS [...]

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins As you research the different types of bariatric surgery, you’ll find that gastric sleeve surgery, also known as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, has many advantages without the depth of malnutrition that can be present from a full gastric bypass and duodenal surgery. Here is a quick guide of what gastric [...]