Category: Metabolic and Obesity surgery

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How to Finance Weight Loss Surgery

An individual’s inability to make full payment upfront for bariatric surgery should not prevent them from receiving a life-changing procedure to restore their health and wellness. Patients should explore various financing options so that they can pay for the procedure in convenient monthly installments. Board certified surgeon and fellowship trained...

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A Warning About Weight-Loss Surgery in Mexico

The option of choosing bariatric surgery at a foreign location may offer cost benefits, but it comes with certain inherent risks for the patient’s health and safety. Board certified surgeon and fellowship trained bariatric surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre provides weight loss surgery to patients in Orlando, Tampa, Maitland, Central Florida,...

Types of Weight Loss Surgery

]Weight loss surgery is a safe and effective way to reduce a significant amount of body weight to improve overall health and help restore a healthier and fitter lifestyle. Board certified surgeon and fellowship trained bariatric surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre provides weight loss surgery to patients in Orlando, Tampa, Maitland,...

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass bariatric surgery is also known as just a gastric bypass. It is currently seen as the “gold standard” treatment for weight loss. Experienced bariatric surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre provides a range of weight loss procedures to patients in Orlando, Tampa, Maitland, Central Florida, and surrounding locations....

What is Malabsorption Weight Loss Surgery?

What is Malabsorption Weight Loss Surgery? Biliopancreatic diversion with or without the duodenal switch or BPD-DS is primarily a type of malabsorptive bariatric surgery procedure. Gastric bypass surgery, on the other hand, combines both restrictive and malabsorptive techniques. Reliable bariatric surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre provides a range of weight loss procedures...

What is Restriction Weight Loss Surgery?

What is Restriction Weight Loss Surgery? Bariatric surgeries enable weight loss through restricting the quantity of food the stomach can contain. This type of surgery can also assist in weight loss through a combination of malabsorption and gastric restrictions. Accomplished bariatric surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre provides a range of weight...

Types of Weight Loss Surgery

Types of Weight Loss Surgery Weight-loss or bariatric surgery helps in reducing weight and lowering the medical complications of obesity. Successful bariatric surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre provides a range of weight loss procedures to patients in Orlando, Tampa, Maitland, Central Florida, and surrounding communities and neighborhoods in this awesome region...

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Weight Loss Surgery Can Help Improve Reproductive Health And Pregnancy Chances

One of the challenging aspects of being overweight or obese for a woman can be the struggle to conceive. Morbid obesity can lead to infertility as well as menstrual irregularities. Fertility concerns may include potential miscarriage, minimal success with fertility treatments, and PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome.  Classic symptoms of...

A Look at Sleep Apnea and Weight Loss Surgery

Are you or a loved one living with sleep apnea and obesity? At Beltre Bariatrics in Florida, we provide weight loss surgery options that simultaneously address both conditions. We recognize the challenges of managing sleep apnea, but with appropriate treatment, you can enhance your respiratory health and achieve your weight...

How is dyslipidemia or high cholesterol effected through bariatric surgery?

One of the common forms of dyslipidemia is known as hyperlipidemia (or high cholesterol). Hyperlipidemia occurs when someone has a high amount of fats or lipids in the bloodstream. Dyslipidemia and hyperlipidemia can be addressed through substantial weight loss in obese patients. Bariatric surgery is a sagacious, salient, and proven...