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Start Clean in 2014 Week 2!

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, Hair loss, LapBand, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Protein and calories, Recipes, San Francisco weight loss center, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Thought it has been almost a week since I have posted, I am still staying strong! I only made one accidental mistake this week that actually made me scream.You may laugh, but I screamed when I started to realize what ...

Add Flavor with Herbs: Basil and Mint

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, heartburn, LapBand, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, San Francisco weight loss center, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

On the last blog post, we talked about green smoothies and how a green drink could be beneficial for good health and weight maintenance. We discussed the various ingredients that could be used to make healthy and delicious green smoothies. ...

Dear Food, Our friendship isn’t working and I need to move on. Sincerely, The New Me

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, LapBand, post weight loss surgery tips, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, surgical weight loss, Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

“Food feels like my best friend.” We hear this so often from our 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 ...

Facts on the mini gastric bypass

Friday, October 1st, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Often leads to bile reflux, gastritis or esophagitis Potentially increases the risk of gastric cancer Not covered by insurance Abandoned as unsafe by virtually all weight loss surgery MD's Luckily, our patients have the option to pick from 4 great, safe surgeries with proven ...

Getting Back on Track

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 Posted in Duodenal switch, Exercise, LapBand, Protein and calories, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Throughout the surgical weight loss process you’ve developed some great eating habits.  Whether you have the LapBand, Realize Band, Vertical gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or the Duodenal switch, you’ve worked so hard to maintain them but whether you are months ...

New Facebook pages

Friday, July 3rd, 2009 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, EsophyX, Hawaii, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Stomaphyx, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

We have created two new Facebook pages; one for Laparoscopic Associates of San Francisco and one for The Surgical Weight Loss Center of Hawaii. It's a great way to socialize with other patients, get the latest news, post your own experiences ...

FAQ: Information on leak tests

Friday, May 15th, 2009 Posted in Duodenal switch, Vertical gastrectomy, Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

We have performed the vertical sleeve gastrectomy (vertical gastrectomy) in 1,300 patients and the duodenal switch in 900 patients, thus we have performed the sleeve gastrectomy procedure in over 2,000 patients since 1999.  In November of 2006, after completing over ...

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Update

Friday, March 27th, 2009 Posted in Diabetes, Duodenal switch, LapBand, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, San Francisco weight loss center, Vertical gastrectomy, Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Last week was the Second Annual International Consensus Summit for Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Vertical Gastrectomy) in Miami, Florida.  Over 400 surgeons from around the world attended.  There were three days of presentations and discussions.  Summarized below are some interesting points ...

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 ...