Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

How to Maintain Normal Blood Sugar After Gastric Bypass

March 16, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Blood Sugar Normal Blood Sugar Bariatric Surgery

Tijuana Bariatrics educates patients on how to maintain normal blood sugar after gastric bypass surgery to ensure their health and safety.

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Thigh Lift After Bariatric Surgery May Be Just What You Need

March 9, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Thigh Lift Body Contouring

Loose and sagging skin of the thighs can be treated with a thighplasty. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics discuss body lift surgery after major weight loss.

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Plastic Surgery After Bariatric Surgery: Refining Your Appearance

March 2, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Plastic Surgery Bariatric Surgery

After major weight loss from bariatric procedures, patients often undergo plastic surgery to get ride of loose skin and stretch marks. Tijuana Bariatrics considers body lift options.

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight After Pregnancy: Helpful Tips

March 1, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Pregnancy Weight Loss Diet Exercise

After having a baby, losing weight can be a challenge. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics offers some tips for shedding pounds and staying as healthy as possible.

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Duodenal Switch Preparation: Pre-Op Instructions for Patients

February 22, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Duodenal Switch Bariatric Surgery

Before duodenal switch, patients have instructions for surgical preparation. The surgeons at Tijuana Bariatrics cover these pre-op tips to ensure problem-free surgery and recovery.

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Statistics: Crunching Health Numbers

February 15, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery

Gastric bypass is an effective weight loss surgery method. The statistics back it up. The Tijuana Bariatrics team considers some important numbers when it comes to the procedure.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer?

February 8, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Cancer

Obesity and a high body mass index (BMI) has been linked to increased breast cancer risk. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics discusses the health benefits of weight loss surgery.

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Exercise Tips After Bariatric Surgery

January 29, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Recovery Exercise

The team at Tijuana Bariatrics offers these exercise tips after bariatric surgery to help you in your weight loss journey.

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Colorectal Cancer Risk and Obesity: Is There a Connection?

January 23, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity Colon Cancer

Obesity has been linked to an increased risk of developing colon cancer. The weight loss surgeons at Tijuana Bariatrics consider the preventative care benefits of bariatric surgery.

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Obesity and Thyroid Cancer: Understanding the Connection

January 15, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity

Studies have found a link between thyroid cancer and obesity. The surgeons at Tijuana Bariatrics believe weight loss surgery can help with prevention.

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