The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the largest national society for metabolic and bariatric surgery. The Society strives to improve public health by lessening the burden of obesity and related diseases around the world.
What are the ASMBS Clinical Practice Guidelines?
Your surgeon will provide you with a nutritional plan after your surgery. This will likely consist of a liquid diet before slowly reintroducing small amounts of soft food. Staying hydrated during the healing period helps patients avoid constipation and kidney stones.
Your daily supplemental regimen to follow for the rest of your life typically includes a multivitamin, Calcium, Vitamin D, Iron, and Vitamin B12. Your doctor will recommend the dosages that are right for you.
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