A bougie is a flexible tube used in bariatric surgery to guide surgeons when dividing the stomach.
In this video, a viewer asks why he lost and regained weight so quickly after both the gastric band and the gastric sleeve.
Bariatric surgery is an effective tool in losing weight because of the hormonal changes it causes which induce weight loss.
Is birth control one of the medications that contribute to weight regain?
America has a long history of trying to minimize sugar consumption. For decades, sugar free was equated with guilt free.
In this video, a viewer asks Dr. Matthew Weiner what his viewpoint is on how much fruit is too much. His answer may surprise you.
In this video, a viewer tells Dr. Matthew Weiner about her complications with weight loss after the gastric band and wonders if changing to a sleeve gastrectomy will help.
IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a disease of symptoms rather than physical changes to the stomach or intestines.
It’s normal to experience headaches for the first several days on the diet.
Typically, bariatric surgery is reserved for those with a BMI of 35 and higher