My expertise is in nutrition and weight loss surgery. I can answer questions related to nutritional care, vitamins, deficiencies, diagnosis, treatment and management. I can answer nutrition questions related to any procedure: gastric bypass (RNY), duodenal switch, lap-band, etc
I have spent seven years working almost exclusinvely in the area of weight loss surgery and nutrition.
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Hi James - I'm going to start with BMI - it's a useful tool when we study populations, but it doesn't tell us how healthy an individual is. Actual fatness (percent fat relative to lean body mass) is
Hello Betty, First, let me say that you have actually done an excellent job at maintaining your weight. The long-term studies of gastric bypass generally show that around a 20% weight regain is "normal"
Joyce, My opinion is that the MD who called bariatric surgery terrible has really not done a good job of looking at surgery. Bariatric surgery is the only treatment for obesity approved by Medicare
Hi Jim, This category is for questions about Bariatric Surgery, not general weight loss. There are many ways to lose weight and surgery is one for those who qualify because of the severity of their
Hi Denise - I apologize for the delay. It sounds to me like you are already on the right path if you have a consult set yo with your surgeon. There are many good programs in Michigan (depending on where
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