Weight Loss Surgery Blog

Low Complication Rates for Bariatric Surgery On several occasions I have blogged about the effectiveness of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) for type II diabetes. In patients recently diagnosed with type II diabetes, having a gastric bypass will put the diabetes into remission 85% of the time....

Why Some Diets Don't Work for Weight Loss I’d like to start by telling you a story. Molly has been overweight her entire life and with encouragement from friends and family, this time it will be different. She’s buckled down and stuck to her diet. The...

Gastric Sleeve v Gastric Bypass: What's the Difference? The most frequent question that I get these days is “which weight-loss operation is the best for me?” While there have been many bariatric procedures that have evolved over time, the Roux-en-y gastric bypass and the gastric sleeve...

What is the safest weight loss surgery? Patients often ask me this question when they're concerned about surgery. A very common patient concern, it's very normal to ask your doctor about this. In fact, we expect to hear this question from anyone about to undergo...

Why Bypass is Best In continuing our review of obesity and effective treatments, it’s time to provide an update on the safety and effectiveness of the different surgical options that bariatric surgery has to offer. The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is considered by many to be the gold...

Weight Loss Expectations - Bariatric Operation Patients often want to know what to expect when they undergo a life-changing bariatric operation. From the bariatric surgery, to the weight loss expectations, patients rightly ask questions before they commit to a procedure.  Surgical weight loss has been in development...

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