Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Gastric Sleeve Surgery and Alcoholic Beverages: What Patients Should Know

July 28, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Recovery Diet

Gastric sleeve patients can drink alcoholic beverages after fully healing, but such beverages should be reintroduced to the diet slowly and gradually.

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Can I Get Pregnant After Gastric Sleeve and Other Weight Loss Surgeries?

July 24, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Women can get pregnant after gastric sleeve or any kind of weight loss surgery. That said, bariatric procedures will require patients to be especially attentive.

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Gastric Sleeve: Diabetes Reversal Through Bariatric Surgery

July 20, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Diabetes

Gastric sleeve surgery can potentially reverse and treat diabetes. Research has shown this to be one of the key benefits of bariatric surgery.

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Why Gastric Sleeve Is Safer than Other Bariatric Treatments

July 16, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is lower maintenance and less invasive than gastric banding and gastric bypass surgery, making it a safer weight loss procedure.

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