Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Can Kidney Disease Increase Risks after Bariatric Surgery?

February 28, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Complications

Research suggests that while bariatric surgery can help people lose weight, it can also increase a person's risk for kidney disease and renal failure.

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Juicing After Bariatric Surgery: Dietary Tips

February 24, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Diet

Juicing after bariatric surgery can have a number of health benefits for patients. Let's consider the nutritional advantages of fruit and vegetable juice and offer some tips.

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Bariatric Surgery Can Help Relieve Joint Pain and Arthritis

February 18, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Arthritis

Bariatric surgery promotes rapid and safe weight loss, which can help relieve arthritis and joint pain related to obesity and morbid obesity.

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Bariatric Surgery and Hernia Repair: Patient Information

February 3, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Hernia Repair

Bariatric surgery and hernia repair can be performed simultaneously on certain patients. Let's consider what the procedure entails.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Help Treat Fibromyalgia?

January 31, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Fibromyalgia

Some people wonder if their fibromyalgia can be helped through bariatric surgery. Let's consider how a weight loss procedure can benefit these patients.

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