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Ask A Doc: Can the stomach pouch stretch out after weight loss surgery?

Dr. Steven Simper performs weight loss surgery, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, duodenal switch and band procedures in Salt Lake City, Utah. Doctors from around the country have come to him for instruction in the latest weight loss surgery techniques. Patients who have experienced challenges following a previous weight loss surgery procedure also rely on him for […]

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Navigating the Vitamin Aisle Before and After Bariatric Surgery

If you have had weight loss surgery such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, lap-band® or duodenal switch; you may have found yourself at the local market standing in aisle full of supplements with a look of confusion over your face. Who knew that there could be so many vitamins to choose from? You pick up […]

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Are You A Surgery Candidate?

Is Surgery for You? People who may benefit from bariatric (weight-loss) surgery include: Those with a body mass index of 40 or higher A body mass index of more than 35 with significant obesity-related health problems, such as type II diabetes. Those who have tried other medically managed weight-loss programs without success. Those who are […]

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