Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Can Appendicitis Occur After Bariatric Surgery?

October 22, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Complications

Some bariatric surgery patients experience appendicitis after surgery. Our weight loss specialists examine why this complication may occur.

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The Importance of Following the Gastric Bypass Surgery Diet

October 21, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery

Learn why following the gastric bypass surgery diet after treatment can encourage positive results and a reduced risk of complications.

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The Side Effects of LAP-BAND® Surgery

September 30, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Side Effects

LAP-BAND® surgery comes with its share of post-surgical side effects. Let's consider the healing and recovery process.

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Recovering from LAP-BAND® System Surgery

September 26, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Bariatric Surgery

Find out what the recovery period after LAP-BAND® System surgery is like, and what is expected of you, the patient.

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Duodenal Switch Surgery Can Help You Successfully Lose Weight

September 23, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fernando Garcia performs duodenal switch surgery, one of the most successful forms of bariatric surgery.

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What to Expect While Recovering from Duodenal Switch Surgery

September 20, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Duodenal switch surgery is a revolutionary type of bariatric surgery that offers many unique benefits, but also requires a significant recovery period.

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Who Is a Good Candidate for Duodenal Switch Surgery?

August 28, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Duodenal Switch

Duodenal switch surgery has helped many obese and morbidly obese people lose weight. Let's see who's a good candidate.

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Post-Bariatric Living: Delicious, Healthy Snack Ideas for after Surgery

August 25, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Who says you have to give up delicious food after bariatric surgery? You might have to readjust your thinking a bit, but you can snack after surgery.

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Understanding the Benefits of Duodenal Switch Surgery

August 24, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Duodenal Switch

Duodenal switch surgery offers unique benefits from other bariatric procedures. Let's consider this surgical weight loss option.

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Why You Should Increase Protein Intake After Bariatric Surgery

August 16, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Diet Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, increasing your protein intake is an important part of maintaining a healthy diet. Let's consider your nutritional needs.

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