The noise coming at a person considering metabolic and bariatric surgery can be deafening. Intense emotions about these procedures can influence personal decision making and even the scientific literature. The best antidote is to focus on the facts. A new study in PLOS Medicine provides a well-validated set of nine key outcomes for metabolic surgery.
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
Weight loss surgery patients and those considering weight loss surgery – particularly gastric bypass surgery – are often concerned that they might “stretch” their pouch again after undergoing the procedure. Bariatric patients who are several years out from their surgery also wonder whether they may have stretched their stomach pouch, since they no longer have