With the endless array of information available, deciding whether the gastric sleeve or gastric bypass procedure is best for you can be overwhelming.
You’ve come to the right place, as we’ll be discussing the details of these surgeries, including risks and complications as well as the benefits of each.
Gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and other weight-loss surgeries fall under the umbrella of bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery has been shown to help patients lose weight quickly and reduce the risk of chronic disease.
Research shows that bariatric surgery:
improved or resolved Type 2 Diabetes in 86% of people
improved high cholesterol in 70% of people
improved or resolved high blood pressure in 78% of people
improved or resolved obstructive sleep apnea in 83% of people
What’s the difference between gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgery?
Now that the benefits of weight loss surgery are clear, let’s discuss the difference between the two most common surgeries performed, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass procedures.
Gastric bypass surgery is a great option when weight loss hasn’t occurred through traditional means, such as diet and exercise. But sometimes, even after following all your doctor’s recommendations, significant complications still arise after your gastric bypass surgery, leading to the consideration of alternative options. In some cases, gastric bypass reversal is considered. To fully […]
Every bariatric surgery comes with its pros and cons. In this article we discuss the pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery. If you are frustrated from trying conventional methods of weight loss and not having success or you are looking to explore other options for weight loss, but you do not know if Gastric […]
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