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Gastric Bypass Risk and Complications
Gastric Bypass Risks and Complications

Gastric Bypass Risks and Complications

According to a study 1 by WebMD, about 10% of gastric bypass patients face postoperative complications that are usually slight. Hernia According to Cleveland Clinic, abdominal hernias (when an organ gets dislocated from its original position and protrudes out of the body) are the most common occurrences among gastric bypass patients. Prevention/Remedy Quit smoking Maintain …

Gastric Sleeve Risks and Complications
Gastric Sleeve Risks and Complications

Gastric Sleeve Risks and Complications

As with any other surgical procedure, gastric sleeve has certain risks and complications. However, the overall complication rates are quite low. According to a study Sarkhosh K. et al published in the Canadian Journal of Surgery the level of risks associated with this type of surgery is only 5 to 10%. The risks and complications …

Hair Loss after Bariatric Surgery
Risks and Complications

What about Hair Loss after Bariatric Surgery?

According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), it is common to lose hair for 3-6 months after surgery. Though the reasons for this are unknown, hair loss after bariatric surgery is not permanent, and follicle do re-grow after some time. To make sure your hair grows back again and to prevent …

US-registered Bariatric Dietitian

US-registered Bariatric Dietitian
Katelyn Mock is a US-registered Bariatric Dietitian certified by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. With more than 8 years of experience in formulating and reviewing diet programs across various hospital settings, Katelyn has also served as the Lead Bariatric Dietitian for the Ohio State University Medical Center.

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