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Lap band vs. gastric sleeve

Lap Band vs. Gastric Sleeve

If you’re notably overweight or obese, you may have discussed bariatric surgery with your primary care doctor. Bariatric surgery can help you lose weight fast and alleviate or eliminate a number of health issues like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, depression and even some types of cancer. Lap band and gastric...

Food Journal for Gastric Surgery Preparation

Ten Ways to Prepare for Gastric Bypass Surgery

If you’ve been struggling with 100 pounds or more of excess weight that just won’t come off (despite multiple diet and exercise programs), then your primary care doctor may refer you to a weight loss surgeon for gastric bypass surgery. Gastric bypass surgery helps you lose weight by changing how...

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Important Notice About Coronavirus and COVID-19

To Our Patients: As your healthcare provider, we value—and are committed to—your health and the health of your family. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic. At all times, we prioritize optimal health, safety and infection...

On ABC News: Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico Might Not be as Safe as Advertised

The growing trend of choosing low-cost foreign locations for bariatric surgery poses some serious health risks for patients. Board certified surgeon and fellowship trained bariatric surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre provides weight loss surgery to patients in Orlando, Tampa, Maitland, Central Florida, and surrounding locations. Health and Safety should be a...

Gastric bypass surgery: Is it for you?

Gastric bypass surgery is a safe and proven weight loss procedure. Gastric bypass and various other types of weight loss surgeries are together known as bariatric surgery. Such surgery makes alterations to the stomach and digestive system which limits food intake and nutrient absorption causing weight loss. While this sounds...

Weight Loss Surgery Can Help Relieve Depression

Weight Loss Surgery Can Help Relieve Depression Depression can be termed as an illness involving moods, thoughts and even the entire body. People with morbid obesity are likely to suffer from depression and there are a number of reasons behind it. Emotional health is in tandem with the physical health....

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Acid Reflux Treatment

Acid reflux disease is often a precursor to serious long-term problems for a patient suffering from severe obesity. Metabolic and bariatric surgery treatments can offer significant relief too many patients suffering from the symptoms of acid reflux, and reduce their risk of future complications. Metabolic surgery supports rapid weight loss,...

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Diabetes Treatment

Excess weight and obesity can alter the body’s metabolism and hormonal balance, and may result in a metabolic syndrome. This can contribute to serious medical conditions such as hypertension, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Research has now shown that metabolic syndrome can be effectively addressed with bariatric surgery. Advanced...

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Tips for Managing Diabetes

According to various research studies, weight loss through bariatric surgery can have a beneficial impact on the condition of a diabetic, and in some cases, may even eliminate the symptoms of diabetes. But while a patient struggles with the problem of diabetes, they must manage the disease every day to...