Following on from our previous features on the gastric sleeve (see here and here) often the next question most patients ask is how much weight will I lose, how fast and when will I see the results? Here are some answers ….
GUEST FEATURE: We have a global epidemic in our midst. All over the world, people are blurting out things that they know are wrong. The latest, startling example comes from the UK National Health Service (NHS) in North Yorkshire. Last week, local administrators announced plans for explicit weight discrimination in healthcare.
This feature, outlining the developments in the provision and possible insurance cover for WLS, is mainly based on US comment and research – but where the US leads we in the UK and rest of the world, often follow. I, for one, will watch and follow this with much interest as indeed I am sure
Good bone health is very important and especially with ageing – some WLS patients have also reported a deterioration after surgery. No doubt uptake of calcium and Vit D affects this so do
There are a number of misconceptions surrounding weight loss surgery, here we detail 10 key facts that you should be aware of if considering surgery. 1. Bariatric patients are on average morbidly obese In 2014 the average BMI for UK patients at the time of their bariatric surgery was 48.8. A