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6 Tips for Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Undergoing weight-loss surgery is a big decision. Here are some important tips for both before and after your procedure to help you have the smoothest experience possible. Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery: How to Prepare Be Mentally Prepared This weight loss surgery will change your life in a number of ways. Being mentally prepared means understanding …

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Metabolic Surgery As Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Metabolic surgery refers to surgical procedures that are normally used for weight management to manage blood sugar levels and treat metabolic diseases. Managing blood sugar levels is critical to controlling the symptoms associated with Type 2 diabetes. In May of 2016, new guidelines were presented recommending the use of metabolic surgeries as a treatment for …

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What’s the Difference between Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, and Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Although these different types of bariatric surgeries have a lot in common, they are each completely different procedures. One even involves removing a portion of the stomach, while the others just limit areas of the stomach that food has access to. Gastric Band Surgery This type of surgery does just what it sounds like: It …

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