Understanding the LINX Treatment for GERD
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Understanding the LINX Treatment for GERD

GERD stands for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and is a fairly common digestive disorder. It’s a backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus and can lead to symptoms like: Heartburn Regurgitation Chest pain Dr. Malladi is a board-certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive bariatric, obesity, and general surgery. She is well-known for her surgical expertise…

The Importance of Vitamins after Bariatric Surgery
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The Importance of Vitamins after Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment option for obesity. It helps people achieve and maintain weight loss, contributing to their health and overall quality of life. Bariatric surgery can be a life-changing treatment for many people, as long as they follow the importance of maintaining vitamin intake and surgeon guidelines once the procedure is complete. …

A New Beginning: The Bariatric Surgery Journey
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A New Beginning: The Bariatric Surgery Journey

Are you looking for more information on how to get started with your bariatric surgery journey? Bariatric surgery is also commonly referred to as weight loss surgery and it’s a medical procedure that helps people with severe obesity come one step closer to better health and a more fulfilling lifestyle. This type of surgery is…

Understanding The Timeline of Bariatric Surgery

Understanding The Timeline of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a broad term for several different kinds of surgical procedures, including the gastric sleeve and the gastric bypass, as well as other treatments. These surgeries can dramatically improve the lives of people struggling with obesity and the health conditions it causes. For most people, the weight loss journey through bariatric surgery begins…

Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes – What You Need to Know in 2023 – Part 2

Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes – What You Need to Know in 2023 – Part 2

Part 2: Long-Term Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in Managing Diabetes Bariatric surgery is the most effective way to manage diabetes. If you read Part One in this series on bariatric surgery and diabetes, you already know: that gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve surgery can improve, or even resolve, Type 2 diabetes. Whether or not…

Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes – What You Need to Know in 2023

Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes – What You Need to Know in 2023

Part 1: Can You Manage Diabetes with Bariatric Surgery? If you are obese and have Type 2 diabetes, you’re probably concerned about the effect on your health. You should be. Obesity increases your chance of dying early, and your risk for a number of diseases, including Type 2 diabetes. And diabetes, according  to the World…

Bariatric Surgery & Alcohol – What You Need to Know in 2023

Bariatric Surgery & Alcohol – What You Need to Know in 2023

Can You Drink After Weight Loss Surgery? If you’ve had bariatric surgery or are considering it, congratulations! You’re on your way to a slimmer you and a healthier life. You probably know that you’ll need to make a few changes to your eating habits post-surgery for optimal health and weight loss. Do these changes include…

Qualifications for Bariatric Surgery
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Qualifications for Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery has become a popular, successful treatment for overweight individuals who need to lose large amounts of weight. As with any surgery, you must meet certain requirements in order to qualify for weight loss surgery. Keep reading to learn if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery in 2023! Basic Qualifications for Bariatric Surgery Those…

Is Liposuction or Gastric Bypass Better for Weight Loss?

Is Liposuction or Gastric Bypass Better for Weight Loss?

For those who struggle to lose weight, a surgical solution may be necessary. Two procedures—liposuction and gastric bypass—have become quite popular in recent years, but they are very different operations with vastly differing goals. When it comes to the right solution for you, it’s important to compare these procedures’ purposes with your own weight loss…