The Sleeved Life: A Patient-to-Patient Guide on Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Weight Loss Surgery: Pennie Nicola: This book is written by a woman who had the gastric sleeve surgery a while back and has had success with it. It goes through the most commonly asked questions, her thought process, and her experience with it. Definitely made me realize this is very real and exactly what I believe will help me!
How Does Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery Work?: Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, also known as gastric sleeve, is a restrictive procedure. Restriction is accomplished by stapling vertically and removing 80% or more of the stomach. As in gastric band, there is not intestinal bypass that would reduce the absorption of food.
The observance of effective diet recommendations after gastric sleeve surgery is fundamental for hassle-free recovery of the patient, post surgery. Various options of weight reduction have been examined by numerous patients and specialists and gastric sleeve surgery has been one of them. As it is a comparatively new method of weight management and is associated with the reduction of stomach size, various issues regarding post-recovery nutrition habits have arisen.
Portion Control Bowl/Plate for Bariatric Surgery Patients - The BariBowl® was designed by a Bariatric Surgeon and Surgical Physician Assistant to take the guesswork out of properly measuring food for weight loss patients. Inspired by their patients who were looking for a portion control plate that was practical, functional and portable, they developed this revolutionary new weight loss tool!