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GASTRIC SLEEVE BLOG

Pregnancy after Gastric Sleeve

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Nov 20, 2014 4:35:00 PM

You had the gastric sleeve and got pregnant, what will happen to your weight loss? Do you require special care?

A very common concern from female patients who are considering gastric sleeve surgery is usually whether it is dangerous to become pregnant after gastric sleeve has been performed.

In this article we discover why there is no risk of developing problems with your pregnancy if you had surgery as long as you watch properly the quality of your food intake.

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Topics: Obesity

Gastric Sleeve and Pregnancy

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Nov 12, 2014 12:22:00 PM

Have you considered undergoing  gastric sleeve surgery but don’t know if it's a good moment and since you also plan or want to get pregnant?

In this article we will clear all your doubts, there is a lot of misinformation regarding this issue and we consider that this topic is important to the vast majority of women in reproductive age and have an obesity problem that affects their life and fertility.

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Topics: Gastric Sleeve

Obesity related Diseases

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Nov 3, 2014 3:43:00 PM

North Americans are gaining weight at an extraordinary rate, the rate of chronic diseases and deaths due to obesity is matching that unfortunate growth. The CDC estimates that one-third of all adults in the United States is obese, and a Canadian study by Memorial University suggests obesity rates in Canada have tripled in the past three decades.

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Topics: Obesity

Are you dieting and not losing weight? 11 common mistakes that are preventing you to reach your goal (and how to avoid them)

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Oct 20, 2014 1:03:00 PM

If you're reading this article it is very likely that you're convinced that diets don’t work, we could almost assure you that if you do an analysis of your previous attempts to lose weight you could list more than 3 different diets that have not worked. If you wonder how can we say this with such certainty is because most of us have been there at some point in our lives.

Want to know why? We will give you our perspective regarding the possible errors that are often made when trying to lose weight by dieting.

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Topics: Obesity

Hair loss after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Sep 24, 2014 11:21:00 AM

Are you considering gastric sleeve surgery and feel fear of hair loss? We explain you here how to prevent it or how to reduce this side effect to the fullest.

Hair loss after gastric sleeve surgery is a very common concern for any patient who will undergo any bariatric procedure such as gastric sleeve or gastric bypass; however we believe that like many other circumstances surrounding weight loss surgery, they are more myths than realities which occur mainly due to lack of adequate information.

 

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Topics: Gastric Sleeve

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side Effects

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Sep 12, 2014 11:58:00 AM

The gastric sleeve surgery is an excellent procedure that relatively just a few years after being approved as a primary bariatric procedure has gained much popularity.

Unlike other methods which are also in demand by patients, the gastric sleeve has not made use of huge marketing investments from medical companies such as other procedures involving the placement of devices like as the gastric balloon or gastric band.

The popularity of the sleeve gastrectomy may be said to have won it "on its own" thanks to the great benefits that offers and the low rate of complications in the short, medium and long term when compared with other more invasive procedures such as gastric bypass  or duodenal switch.

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Topics: Gastric Sleeve

18 Tips to prepare for Gastric Sleeve surgery

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Sep 5, 2014 10:13:00 AM

For any scheduled and elective procedure is always advisable to know the aspects that you as a patient can or should take into consideration to make a positive contribution to the evolution of both, the intraoperative and postoperative process.

Here we provide you valuable advice which will help your experience with gastric sleeve surgery to be as smooth and positive as possible.

It is a lot of information but we think what is very convenient for you to take these tips as a good basis for your planning and to have a clearer idea of how to prepare for your gastric sleeve surgery.

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Topics: Gastric Sleeve

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