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Routine blood work and lab orders are vital to maintaining good health following Duodenal Switch weight loss surgery.
They are still performing THAT operation?
Why doesn’t everyone know about Duodenal Switch?
A study by Gagner et al. demonstrating 81% fat malabsorption following Duodenal Switch weight loss surgery. Decreased lipid malabsorption in both gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. Gagner et al. 2005 PII: S1550-7289(05)00173-5 PURPOSE: Bariatric surgical procedures for weight loss are hypothesized to produce weight loss both by restricting food intake […] Continue Reading “Fat Malabsorption”
Lori B’s DS survival guide for coming home from the hospital following Duodenal Switch weight loss surgery.
Suggestions from Elizabeth N. on the things you should focus on as a fresh Duodenal Switch post op.
Valerie G’s advice on what to expect at the hospital before surgery through to being discharged and healing at home.
While an anal fissure is not specifically a WLS-related issue, it can be exacerbated by WLS-related issues (constipation, diarrhea) and can devastate your quality of life. I have worked out (tailoring a treatment regimen from recommendations on the internet, in consultation with my colorectal surgeon) a medical (as opposed to surgical) treatment for anal fissures. […] Continue Reading “Anal Fissure”
Food ideas from two post op Duodenal Switch patients who share what they were eating early out from surgery.