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What is the biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)?

What is the biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)?

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BPD/DS is a combination restrictive and malabsorptive procedure that reduces the size

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Do I qualify for insurance coverage for the surgery?

Do I qualify for insurance coverage for the surgery?

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Because every insurance policy is unique, i
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What are the long-term benefits of bariatric surgery?

What are the long-term benefits of bariatric surgery?

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Studies show that bariatric surgery can effectively improve and resolve many weight-r

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What are the complications and risks associated with bariatric surgery?

What are the complications and risks associated with bariatric surgery?

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Bariatric Surgery

As with any surgery, there are immediate and long-term complications and risks.

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What are the possible side effects of bariatric surgery?

What are the possible side effects of bariatric surgery?

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There are multiple side effects that can occur after laparoscopic gastric bypass or l

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What can I do to prepare for surgery?

What can I do to prepare for surgery?

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is like other major abdominal surgery.

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What is the percentage of patients that gain their weight back?

What is the percentage of patients that gain their weight back?

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Bariatric Surgery

A majority of patients will regain some weight after a bariatric surgical procedure.

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What type of post op support do you have?

What type of post op support do you have?

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We have weekly support groups in both English and Spanish. Please call the office to check which is scheduled.
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What type of post op support do you have?

What type of post op support do you have?

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Bariatric Surgery

The group meetings that you attended prior to surgery are available to all patients p

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Why is my hair falling out and my fingernails breaking?

Why is my hair falling out and my fingernails breaking?

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Patients who undergo weight loss surgery sometimes complain of problems with their ha