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Is Food Really Your Friend?

Friday, February 6th, 2009 Posted in Duodenal switch, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

“Food feels like my best friend.” I hear this from so many weight loss surgery patients. Maybe you can relate. When you’re upset, anxious, despondent, angry, or bored the instant calm that food provides can feel like your greatest ally. ...

Lapband Surgery

Friday, December 19th, 2008 Posted in Duodenal switch, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

There are two types of anatomical changes (restriction and malabsorption) created by weight loss surgery. Restriction limits or reduces the stomach volume and malabsorption separates the small intestines into two separate channels. For the past forty years each one of ...

Hair Loss After Weight Loss Surgery

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 Posted in Duodenal switch, LapBand, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

We are now selling a Hair Loss Kit to help reduce the incidence of hair loss after weight loss surgery. Hair shedding can occur as a result of rapid weight loss that occurs after the vertical sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric ...