Will I need to take vitamin supplements?

By |2021-09-25T19:15:34+00:00September 25, 2021||

A. Yes, just as you are not absorbing as many calories you will also not be absorbing as much nutrition from the food you eat. You will need to be diligent about taking a multivitamin for the rest of your life. Most patients take multivitamins that are specifically made for bariatric surgery [...]

Can the procedure be reversed?

By |2021-09-25T19:13:28+00:00September 25, 2021|

A. The lap band is reversable by having the band removed. The gastric bypass is potentially reversable, based on the recommendations of your surgeon. The Sleeve gastrectomy is rarely able to be reversed.

Will I have emotional changes as my body changes?

By |2021-09-25T19:15:53+00:00September 25, 2021|

A. Yes, you will have many different emotions about the changes happening to your body as well as the lifestyle changes you are experiencing. Many times, people will talk to you or treat you differently because they do not understand what you are going through. You are becoming a new you, you [...]

What do the pre and post op diets look like?

By |2021-09-25T19:13:22+00:00September 25, 2021||

 Your Surgeon will have specific pre and post-op diets that he wants you to stick to for very important reasons. The pre-op diet typically begins 2-3 weeks before your surgery and includes a low calorie (800-1200 per day), low carb, high protein (60-70 grams per day). Then 2-3 days before your scheduled [...]

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