Many patients often come to our office with this question, to which there is no concrete and definitive answer.
December 5, 2018
In the midst of helping friends and family, have you ever felt overwhelmed by your commitments? At work, do you start to feel run down when you assist a coworker or take on an extra project? It’s not uncommon to get burned out when we spend so much of our time caring for others that we sacrifice caring for ourselves. This is why self-care is critical to taking good care of...
July 1, 2019
First of all and as always, I would like to clarify that I write this blog for informational purposes in order to help the visitor to find their way when they are considering a weight loss surgery, be it the gastric sleeve, gastric bypass or any other of the many that exist today. If you do not have much time to read this article, the answer to the question in the title is...
November 28, 2019
This process evolved to enable humans to survive long periods of time without food. Ketosis was a necessity, since without an external source of energy in the form of food, humans would have eventually starved. An evolutionary “work-around” maintained energy stores in the face of deprivation by producing molecules called ketones from the body’s own internal fat...
January 23, 2020
We have decided to speak on this subject due to the current strong trend of society towards a diet free of animal products, mainly meat (vegetarian diet) and, in other cases, even eggs, milk and its derivatives (vegan diet). As surgeons, we are not experts in the subject, so we advise those who eat a diet of this type to have the advice of an expert in the field, such as a licensed...
November 8, 2018
This is the first question that a person should ask when thinking on this great option, but as you will read it is not an easy decision either for whoever is interested or for your surgeon, we explain why. There is a moment in which a person who has struggled with weight issues all or part of their...
December 27, 2018
We invite you to read this informative article about the main features of gastric bypass surgery. We will be as objective as possible by letting you know the advantages and disadvantages of this bariatric procedure to our perspective. Why is it that we discuss this procedure and not others? The answer is simple, based on...