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Age Limits for Bariatric Surgery

We are often asked if somebody is too young or too old for bariatric surgery because of concerns about fairly major surgery for themselves or their family members if they are they are below 20 or above age 65. When somebody presents with obesity at the extremes of age...

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What is the post-bariatric surgery diet?

What is the post-bariatric surgery diet?

If you have been researching bariatric surgery as a tool to help you return to a healthy weight and lifestyle, you will understand that your eating habits and diet following surgery will need to change significantly. Not only as a result of structural changes to the...

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What is the pre-bariatric surgery diet?

What is the pre-bariatric surgery diet?

A question we are often asked by our patients is whether or not they need to go on a diet before they have bariatric surgery. So today we thought we would explain the pre-surgery diet that we recommend to our patients and why.    Why do I need a special diet...

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World Obesity Day 2024 – Let’s Talk About Obesity

World Obesity Day 2024 – Let’s Talk About Obesity

The 4th of March annually marks World Obesity Day - a day that calls for a unified, cross-sector response to the obesity crisis worldwide. World Obesity Day aims to encourage people to recognise the root causes of obesity, increase knowledge of the disease and tackle...

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