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January 18, 2024

Mini Gastric Bypass: An Overview and Its Place in Bariatric Surgery

What Is a Mini Bypass? In the evolving world of bariatric surgery, the Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) or mini bypass surgery has emerged as a significant procedure. At BMI, we understand the complexities and nuances of weight loss surgery, and we are here to shed light on what exactly a mini gastric bypass entails. It’s […]

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September 29, 2022

Gastric Bypass vs. Sleeve: Which Bariatric Surgery Is Right for Me?

Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Bypass: gain an understanding of each procedure, learn how these surgeries differ, discover pros and cons, and pick your best option.

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September 3, 2018

What is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and how effective is it?

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (also known simply as gastric bypass) is one of the most popular types of weight loss surgery. The procedure consists of making surgical changes to your stomach and digestive system that restricts the amount of food you can eat, which can lead to significant long-term weight loss. As a result, not […]

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June 6, 2018

The impact of gastric bypass on morbidity and mortality rates in young adults

For overweight young adults, extra pounds can take a significant physical and mental toll on your well-being over the years. Unfortunately, these young adults often develop weight-related problems due to being overweight as children or adolescents. Carrying extra weight for decades can result in an increased risk of developing many serious and chronic health issues. […]

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April 14, 2016

What comes next? Life after your bypass surgery

Before you decide to move forward with weight loss surgery, it’s important to understand what your diet will look like after a gastric bypass. For a few weeks to a few months following the bariatric procedure, you’ll be on a special post-op diet to help aid your recovery and ensure a strong start to your […]

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March 28, 2016

Gastric bypass and older patients: The life-saving potential of weight loss surgery

If you’re an older adult between the ages of 55 and 74, you may think it’s too late to do anything about your poor health. However, according to a study published by MedPage Today, elderly adults who undergo gastric bypass weight loss surgery enjoy the same level of benefits as younger patients. The study was […]

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July 22, 2014

Types of Weight Loss Surgery

If you are considering weight loss surgery, it is important to understand your options. There are several different types of weight loss surgery, all of which have their own unique benefits with a different approach to weight loss. While the end result may be similar in some cases, it is critical to understand the variations, […]

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