Bariatric surgery before and after kidney transplantation: a propensity score-matched analysis

Introduction Obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2 is becoming more prevalent in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD).[ [1] DIWAN T.S. CUFFY M.C. LINARES-CERVANTES I. et al. Impact of obesity on dialysis and transplant and its management [J]. ] Patients with obesity are predisposed to diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive nephrosclerosis and … Read more

Marijuana, E-Cigarette and Tobacco Product Use In Young Adults Who Underwent Pediatric Bariatric Surgery

Schulenberg J.E. Patrick M.E. Johnston L.D. O’Malley P.M. Bachman J.G. Miech R.A. Monitoring the Future national survery results on drug use, 1975-2020:Vol II, College Students and adults age 19-60. Ann Arbor: Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan. 2021; () Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2019). Key substance use and mental health … Read more

Hair Loss After Bariatric Surgery – TBC Mexico

Additional micronutrients such as niacin, selenium, and various vitamins such as A, B12, C, and D, may also be part of the recommended supplement regimen. A Temporary Side Effect Post-bariatric hair loss commonly occurs within three to six months following the procedure and can last up to a year for some patients. However, once your … Read more

4 Delicious Recipes for a Bariatric Thanksgiving

In this time of sharing and reflecting on the past year, you might wonder how you can get through Thanksgiving after bariatric surgery. Luckily planning recipes can help reduce stress and make the day more enjoyable while still keeping up your weight loss goals. During all the commotion and preparation during the holidays, it’s important … Read more

Bariatric Surgery and Vaping

The use of e-cigarettes, personal vaporizers, mods, and other vaping devices has grown significantly in the United States. Approximately one in five adults currently vape or use vaping products, which continues to rise in popularity for young adults and those who are overweight or obese. Before undergoing weight loss surgery, vaping guidelines must be followed … Read more

Validation of the Individual Metabolic Surgery Score for Bariatric Procedure Selection in the Merged Data of Two Randomized Clinical Trials (SLEEVEPASS and SM-BOSS)

Footnotes SUMMARY In the 5-year merged individual patient-level data of SLEEVEPASS and SM-BOSS randomized clinical trials comparing sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) including 121 patients with obesity and type II diabetes (T2D), remission rates of diabetes were not statistically different after SG and RYGB among all patients and among patients with mild, … Read more

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: Right for You?

What is Laparoscopic Surgery? Laparoscopic bariatric surgery offers patients all of the benefits of traditional procedures while minimizing or eliminating many of the risks. Traditional surgical methods, or open surgery, is performed through a single large opening. During bariatric surgery, this incision is made in the abdomen. In contrast, the laparoscopic surgical technique uses several very minimal … Read more

Childhood Obesity: Bariatric Surgery Is A Boon For Obese Patients

Childhood Obesity: Bariatric Surgery Is A Boon For Obese Patients Views: 5 The obesity epidemic in India is growing at an alarming rate, and it is estimated that by 2030 millions of the adult population will be obese. It is estimated that childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 … Read more

Can You Drink Caffeine after Bariatric Surgery?

Caffeine after Bariatric Surgery A Real TBC Patient When it comes to dietary restrictions, many patients wonder if caffeine is safe after bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery can help those who have struggled to achieve a healthy weight to reach their goals and lead a healthier lifestyle. However, in order to reduce the risk of complications … Read more

Bariatric Breakfast Recipes

Studies have proven that breakfast is the most important meal of the day to replenish your glucose supply to boost energy and focus levels. Without it, you are significantly more likely to binge eat, have trouble concentrating, and be less healthy. To avoid skipping your morning meal, we have curated nourishing, light bariatric breakfast recipes … Read more