Lifelong vitamin and mineral supplementation is essential in weight-loss surgery patients to prevent side-effects such as osteoporosis and fractures. However, patient compliance with supplements is known to be poor. New methods of achieving long-term compliance are offering better routes to improving the health of bariatric surgery patients.
This is the time of the year when I do an edit of what we have covered before and what we should cover in the coming months on the website. It also gives me a chance to see what features have been popular and which ones bring the biggest comment, query or postbag haul. Undeniably
Today I’m posting another guest blog, this time from Connie Stapleton, who makes a very good, compelling and convincing case on the need for better preparation before WLS to ensure success. I would add to that the need for additional post-op care further down the line after surgery. Do you agree with her that some