Why is Calcium important after Bariatric Surgery? Your absorption of Calcium is compromised after a Gastric Bypass or Sleeve Gastrectomy There is no exact percentage of how much one’s uptake is compromised, but there are guidelines as to the amount of extra Calcium we should take to maintain adequate stores. This number has increased over the last couple years, with the current consensus recommending 1500 mg of Calcium per day.More
According to the recent article on the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Tricare Now Covers Sleeve Gastrectomy American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Tricare beneficiaries with severe obesity will now be covered for sleeve gastrectomy thanks to a policy change made in December 2015 by the health care program for members of the military and their families.More
Information is so important when dealing with major life and health decisions. Deciding on whether or not to get bariatric surgery can be one of the most difficult life decisions. The general public’s view on weight loss surgery can be negative, but most people do not know all the facts.
Recently on The View, Rosie O’Donnell who had the vertical sleeve gastrectomy talks with her bariatric surgeon Dr. Amit Trivedi about her personal story and all the facts about getting bariatric surgery. It is really great to see celebrities go public with their personal story and more importantly share all the correct facts.More
According to the recent article Better Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes w/ Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Medical Management in Healio, an online Endocrinology publication, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy helped adults with type 2 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control than standard care alone, according to research presented at the joint meeting of the International Congress of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society.More
In 1968, McLain became the last pitcher to win 31 games in a season, a record that has not been broken since. His awards include the Cy Young winner, the Most Valuable Player Award, and cover of Time Magazine that season.More