Tag: <span>Vitamins</span>

It’s six weeks since my gastric bypass surgery, and I was back in hospital today as an out-patient to have a follow-up consultation with my surgeon. I was delighted to report that I had lost nearly 14 kg since surgery – just over 2 stones. The surgeon said that at…

My Story

Pretty much everyone that is having bariatric surgery is required to follow a restrictive diet for the two weeks before surgery. The idea of the diet is primarily to help shrink the liver. The liver sits in front of the stomach and the surgeon will need to move it out…

Diet

As I prepare for my bariatric surgery, one of the things I’ve had to get my head around are vitamins and minerals. I’ve learnt that in both the pre-surgery and post-surgery diets it’s important to have vitamins and minerals supplements, because I’m not going to get enough of them from…

Medication