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Lab to Keep Tabs On My Bariatric Health

Lab to Keep Tabs On My Bariatric Health

I am waiting for a nurse to arrive to draw blood for my labs. No coffee. Might as well have a discussion about taking control of our own health and...
A Little Perspective Goes a Long Way!

A Little Perspective Goes a Long Way!

If you think that people don't fight over the choice to eat the foods that led to their own obesity you would be wrong. What's worse is that people don't realize the real issues many post-ops face.

A Craving for Ice Chewing Points to Iron Deficiency!

A Craving for Ice Chewing Points to Iron Deficiency!

If you have had bariatric surgery, chewing or craving ice is not just a funny habit, it is a common sign of a serious iron deficiency.

 

Bariatric Lab Tests 101

Bariatric Lab Tests 101

Patients who have had a surgical weight loss procedure, whether the Roux en Y Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Banding, or Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, require close monitoring of nutritional status, physical and mental well being for the rest of our lives.

Bariatric Recipes Advice, Rants & Support Podcast: Real Talk