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Thousands of diabetics denied life-saving gastric bypass surgery due to NHS postcode lottery

There are fears that the NHS is prejudiced against overweight people – the group most at risk of type 2 diabetes, which is at epidemic levels A third of British diabetics are being denied life-saving gastric bypass surgery, leading to ­allegations of NHS victimisation. Only 6,000 of the bypass operations – which can bring about an...

OMEPRAZOLE: You thought this protects your gastric but it could end your health! Maximum Spread!

Omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid) is a drug part of a group called proton pump inhibitors. This drug is a powerful inhibitor of gastric acid. The gastric acid is crucial for the body when regulating digestion and eliminating microbes. However, this drug is actually detrimental to our health. The main side effect of omeprazole is that it...

What if I Eat Too Much if I've Had Gastric Bypass?

Gastric bypass surgery shrinks the size of your stomach to help you lose weight. Surgeons close off most of your stomach with staples. The new, smaller size helps you feel full quickly, making it easier to stop overeating. Your goal after gastric bypass surgery should be to limit your food intake, which will lead...

How Many Calories per Meal Should a Gastric Bypass Patient Eat?

Gastric bypass surgery involves modifying your stomach so that it holds less food, which helps you feel full while eating fewer calories. Following this procedure, you gradually move through phases of a post-surgery meal plan before eating solid food. Because your stomach is not the same size as before surgery, your daily calorie intake...

Weight Chart-Your Ideal Weight According To Your Age, Body Shape And Height

There many methods to calculate the ideal weight, but most of them are missing a very important factor – age. That’s why the French scientist Paul Broca developed one of the most accurate formulas for calculating the weight. Especially for women he says that by the age of 40 ideal weight is – 110 height....

The Gastric Sleeve Diet to be taken by Patients Before and After Surgery

The pre-operation and post-operation eating regimen of gastric sleeve surgery is vital for a completely successful treatment. It has turned out to be extremely common in the developed countries. You should either work out or control what you eat, in order to have the ideal weight. Sleeve gastrectomy is a great decision for patients who...

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Gastric Bypass Problems Years Later

It’s been years since my gastric bypass surgery, I have had to deal with many gastric bypass complications years later.  I’ve had to deal with gatric bypass side effects years later.  Check out one of my stories: As I sat in Pod 3, waiting for my 6th round of intravenous iron, a commercial popped up...

Rejin's Gastric Cancer Fund

On February 14th, Rejin was told that she possibly had ovarian cancer. A previously healthy 32 year old was now facing a devastating cancer diagnosis. She was scheduled to have a total hysterectomy (removal of her ovaries and uterus) and pathology testing of the masses on Febuary 17th. However, during her surgery, the surgeon...

Daniel MacPherson's sister loses five dress sizes through gastric sleeve surgery

TV personality Daniel MacPherson, 36, is one proud big brother. His younger sister Brodie has lost a whopping five size dress sizes, and she couldn't be happier. In an interview with New Idea magazine, the 24-year-old revealed that she had undergone gastric sleeve surgery to assist in reaching her goal weight. "Surgery was never the first option,...

The secret many gastric bypass surgery surgeons don’t tell you — but should

Having surgery to lose weight is a big decision — and an intensely personal one. It often comes after years or decades of struggle, dieting, and disappointment. Some weight-loss doctors offer discounted services that promise a quick surgical solution. That may sound tempting, but no matter which procedure you get, it’s still major surgery with...