Monthly Archives: March 2018

Gastric Bypass Surgery Diet

March 27th, 2018 (No Comments)

Gastric bypass surgery is a lifesaving procedure. You will lose weight. You will reduce your co-morbidities. You will feel better and look better. However, to be successful (long-term), you have to change your diet. This sounds simple, but it’s not. Be prepared for a struggle. You’ve spent much of your life building and reinforcing bad […]

BOMSS Guidelines on perioperative and postoperative biochemical monitoring and micronutrient replacement for patients undergoing bariatric surgery September 2014

March 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

2. Postoperative care and biochemical monitoring It is essential that patients are monitored following bariatric surgery to ensure that they are both meeting their nutritional requirements and to mitigate risks of developing nutritional deficiencies as a result of the surgical procedure. The type and frequency of monitoring should reflect the bariatric procedure, but also the […]

Obesity and heart damage

March 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

Number of obese years a risk factor for heart damage Johns Hopkins researchers have shown that the number of years spent overweight or obese appear to ‘add up’ to a distinct risk factor that makes those with a longer history of heaviness more likely to test positive for the chemical marker of so-called ‘silent’ heart […]