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Lockdown Larder – Dietary Advice From a Dietitian

Reading Time: 7 minutes You may be wondering, what are the best foods to buy when you know you’re going to be stuck at home, and is it even possible to consume a nutritious, healthy diet after having a gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric balloon or gastric band?

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Health

Lockdown Larder – Dietary Advice From a Dietitian

Reading Time: 7 minutes You may be wondering, what are the best foods to buy when you know you’re going to be stuck at home, and is it even possible to consume a nutritious, healthy diet after having a gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric balloon or gastric band?

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What can I eat with a gastric band?

Reading Time: 3 minutes When we speak with people enquiring about weight loss surgery we regularly hear that having the surgery means there are strict regulations in what you

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Can I get a gastric band on the NHS?

Reading Time: 5 minutes You are unlikely to get a gastric band on the NHS, unless you have a very high BMI and/or obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes

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Are gastric bands safe? Lisa lost 6 stone with a band
Gastric band

Are gastric bands safe?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Gastric band surgery is proven to be an extremely safe procedure, with mortality rates reported to be around 0.5%. It’s a minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure and patients can almost always return home on the same day.

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High Blood Pressure and Weight Loss

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is a close association between high blood pressure and obesity. On this page, we provide information on the increased risk of obesity poses and

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