People often confuse Bariatric Surgery with liposuction and when they hear that diet will be less, they think that dieting alone will work but Bariatric Surgery.
Diabetes Surgery (metabolic surgery) is the Obesity surgery or weight loss surgery that is performed in obese patients who have type II diabetes.
Colon, or colorectal, cancer is cancer that starts in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon). Weight loss with no known reason.
FAQ’s (Bariatric Surgery)
Most of our patients go home in 2 to 3 days after surgery. Some patients may need 1 or 2 more days depending on their presurgical comorbidities.
You can do normal activities after 1 week, strenuous activities like swimming, fast running, massaging and lifting heavy weights after 8 weeks.
You may experience hair loss or hair thinning which may last for 3-6 months after the surgery. However, this is usually a temporary condition.
You will undergo a USG check before surgery and if u have gallstones it is recommended to get it removed if u undergo gastric bypass surgery but if u opt for sleeve gastrectomy and there are no signs or symptoms of a diseased gallbladder it can be left alone.
Please read the diet chart given to you and all your queries will be answered.
No, not covered in insurance but covered under CGHS scheme.
Yes, you will need to take vitamins and calcium tablet daily for 3 months after sleeve gastrectomy and for the rest of your life after bypass surgery. You may also need Vit b12 injection once in 3 months.
Today’s Tip from Dr. Rajat Goel
Today’s Health Tips.
Please don’t skip breakfast at any cost and eat small frequent meals and make a food diary to check your intake, eat your food like medicine or you have to eat medicine like your food. Measure your height and weight to check your BMI, and measure your waist circumference to see if you’re overweight and if your waistline is putting your health at risk.
- Assess your activity.
- Keep a food diary.
- A Healthy Lifestyle Includes Monitoring Your Food Quality
- A Healthy Lifestyle Means Eating Less Meat
- A Healthy Lifestyle Includes More Exercise
33rd Mega Support Group Meeting:- 4th August 2018
Time:- 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm