Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

The Importance of Gastric Sleeve and Support Groups or Counseling

April 25, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Many patients who've undergone gastric sleeve surgery seek out support groups and counseling to aid in the changes they're going through. Let's see why this is so important.

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How to Choose a Gastric Sleeve Surgeon

April 20, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

There are a number of important concerns to keep in mind when it comes to picking the right bariatric surgeon to perform your procedure. Here are some tips on what you should consider.

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The Side Effects of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

April 15, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery Side Effects

Following a gastric sleeve surgery, the patient will experience a number of side effects. Let's take this opportunity to consider the side effects of gastric sleeve surgery.

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Exercise Tips After Patients Undergo Gastric Sleeve Surgery

March 30, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

After undergoing gastric sleeve surgery, patients will need to consider certain exercise plans in order to become healthier and maintain an ideal weight. Let's consider these matters right now.

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The Expected Weight Loss Timeline for Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patients

March 25, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is a great option to consider if you want to safely lose weight. Read on to find out what the weight loss timeline is like.

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Will My Heath Insurance Help Cover the Cost of Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

March 20, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Many people who would like to undergo bariatric surgery wonder if their procedure (such as a gastric sleeve) is covered by their health insurance. Many times it is. Read on to learn more.

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Health Conditions that Can Be Improved with Gastric Sleeve Surgery

March 15, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

There are many different kinds of health problems that can be addressed through gastric sleeve surgery. Read on to learn more about these matters.

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The Results of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

February 28, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Many patients wonder what the results of gastric sleeve surgery are like. Let's take an opportunity right now to look at what patients can expect from sleeve gastrectomy.

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The Gastric Sleeve Recovery Timeline

February 25, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery

Following gastric sleeve surgery, patients will have a period of healing and recovery to consider. Let's take a moment to go over the treatment timeline for gastric sleeve surgery.

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery and Anesthesia

February 20, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Many patients have questions about what type of anesthetic is used during gastric sleeve surgery. Let's look into these matters right now.

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