VIEWS: 45 PAGES: 1 CATEGORY: Diabetes POSTED ON: 3/23/2012
If you have no idea that gastric bypass surgery would work for you, you have to read this awareness article. It explains and helps you understand the fundamental of the gastric surgery and why you would benefit from it too.
GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY- CAN IT WORK FOR YOU? Gastric bypass surgery is a proven method for permanent weight loss as well as potential cure for Type II Diabetes and other related conditions to obesity. There are many options available to you and we desire to assist you in attaining a healthier lifestyle if other weight loss options have not been successful. Statistics have shown that gastric bypass surgery can help patients lose up to 90 percent of their excess body weight. One type of bypass surgery is Roux-en gastric bypass. In normal digestion, food passes through the stomach and enters the small intestine, where most of nutrients and calories are absorbed. It will passes through the large intestine and the remaining food will be extracted. However, in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, only small part of the stomach is used to create a new stomach roughly the size of an egg. The smaller stomach is connected directly to the middle portion of the small intestine, bypassing the rest of the stomach upper portion of the small intestine. If you suffer from obesity related medical condition, may be able to greatly improve your physical health by having weight loss surgery. After the surgery, you are required to have changes in your lifestyle. The most significant change is the amount of food you can eat after the surgery. Most gastric bypass surgery reduces stomach capacity to a few ounces or less of food or liquid. At first, you may have less energy for daily activities. The recovery time varies, but many people can return to normal activities within six weeks after surgery. The procedure to perform a gastric bypass surgery can be complex and costly. Price differs depending on the treatment given by doctors. The gastric bypass surgery high cost generally consists of pre-op lab, X-ray fees, anesthesia, hospital facility, and surgeon’s fee. These costs vary based on the extent of the procedure and length of recovery. Post surgery costs are additional, such as for dietary plans, nutritional supplements and others which cost a lot. Health insurance providers are beginning to cover some of the costs of this surgery if medical necessity and in most of the time, it requires documentation and record to prove that you are free from certain medical conditions prior to admitting you in the hospital to undergo this surgery. Gastric Bypass Surgery Awareness There are also risks that need to be taken consideration after going through the surgery commonly patients will face some sorts of gastric bypass surgery complication for certain period of time. Overall, about 5% of gastric bypass surgery patients experience some kind complication, while 10 % requires doctor’s attention. Mostly all will go through some side effect they had gone through after their surgery period. No one can predict whether or not you’ll suffer from any of this complication. Being prepared for the possibility will make you feel better to go ahead with this gastric bypass surgery before signing up. AngeleneK is a nurse for more than 20 years of experience. Thus, this is the reason why she shares her experiences and knowledge on DocStoc.
Pages to are hidden for
"Gastric Bypass Surgery Awareness"Please download to view full document