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The lapband surgery was easy. Now what do I eat?

A few suggestions for food after the weight loss surgery.

Am now 3 weeks post op and feeling great! lost 1.8kg this week totalling 16.6kg (32.56pounds) since my WL journey started on 2/2/11. Back to basics this week and next week I have my first fill :)
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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Puerto Vallarta Mexico Success story of Puerto Vallarta Mexico Gastric sleeve trip. Beach town of Puerto Vallarta (also know PVR for its airport code) is a popular medical & tourism destination. Newer that gastric lapband or gastric bypass surgery, the gastric sleeve is also known as: Sleeve Gastrectomy, gastric bypass sleeve surgery, gastric sleeve procedure or Vertical Gastrectomy weight-loss surgery. This type of bariatric weight loss surgery is also a first step of another surgery known as the duodenal switch surgery. The gastric sleeve procedure has similar results as the lap band, but does not require regular follow ups. Locations popular for gastric sleeve are Mexico, Belgium, India, Costa Rica. For cash paying, the low cost price of gastric sleeve in Mexico is an added attraction. In most cases medical insurance do not pay for the gastric sleeve surgery. Puerto Vallarta is popular for weight loss surgery like sleeve surgery due to great weather, good hospital & doctors, safety and many tourist attractions.
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I’ve been wanting to make this video for a while and just could not work up the courage but…… he goes nothing :) Highest weight – 315 lbs Jan1, 2009 2 week preop diet day of surgery – 300 lbs Jan 13, 2009 Personal Goal 160 lbs reached Jan 2010 14 months post op – 159 lbs I fluctuate between 160 – 165 lbs


This is audio of my surgeon who saved my life February 26th explaining what happened and more… This is important for all pre and post-ops to hear Big Thanks to my surgeon Dr Miliken for being willing to share this info with my subscribers!
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Minimally Invasive Surgery

About the Podcast: Minimally invasive surgery, also known as laparoscopic or keyhole surgery, is performed with small incisions and gives patients a much faster recovery. UMMC minimally invasive surgery expert, Dr. Patricia Turner, discusses the latest advances in minimally invasive surgery and says even some of the most complex operations can be done in this manner. Speaking with Ellen Beth Levitt, Dr. Turner describes the wide range of procedures performed with only a few small incisions, including gallbladder removal, reflux surgery, hernia repairs, appendectomy, kidney removal from living kidney donors, removal of colon tumors, bariatric surgery, and for heart bypass and heart valve operations. Dr. Turner is part of the University of Maryland Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. About the Expert: Dr. Patricia Turner is a general surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Related Links: Dr. Patricia Turner UMMC Department of General Surgery UMMC Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery Video: Minimally Invasive Surgery Surgical Webcast: Minimally Invasive Inguinal Hernia Repair Distributed by Tubemogul.
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PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and WLS Weight loss surgery

Information I have found about the effects of Weight loss surgery on PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Here is the link I got most of my information from. I have most of my information first hand but I put the link up incase you felt you needed to share this information with your doctor. I hope it helps.

Hope’s Post-op surgery video 7
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Weight Loss Surgery Doesn’t Work Forever

If you are considering weight loss surgery or you had it already, do you have a rock-solid game plan for MAINTAINING the weight loss? Did you know that 20-50% of surgery patients don’t lose enough weight following surgery and up to 40% gain back the weight lossed? So for every 10 people who have surgery, 4 of them are fat again within 18 months! That doesn’t need to be you!!! I’m Coach Roz, here, committed to helping you find the courage to change. Meet me at the Virtual Weight Loss Center – www.

GASTRIC BYPASS / WLS : TWO YEARS OUT (It’s not always sunshine and roses….)

Surgery date: 3/25/08 Start Weight: 303.4 (311+ lbs pre-surgery diet) Current Weight: 140 Total Maintained Loss: 163.4 Height: 5’7″ OFFICIAL WEBSITE: DIVA TAUNIA BLOG DIVA TAUNIA TWITTER DIVA TAUNIA RADIO: DIVA TAUNIA FACEBOOK

Well here is a rant from me. Response to this: Mon 02-09 WLL … Weight Loss Surgery Well honestly more of a response to the video replies posted on that video. Good day!

Reinsforcement of Gastric sleeve staple line

the video shows the reinsforcement of Gastric Sleeve staple line with V Loc a re- absorbable suture with hook like formations in its surface for tissue apposition.
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Choosing Between Lap-Band and Gastric Bypass

Dr. Julie Ellner, San Diego, discusses different weight loss surgery options, and how to choose between lap-band and gastric bypass. For more information on weight loss options, see

Week #20 – Eat crappy = Feel crappy

When I eat foods high in carbs I get sluggish and sleepy, makes me crave more, and I dont feel the restriction.
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