Weight Loss Surgery WILL not change everything.

One of the things that many people ask me about bariatric surgery is “Will everything in my life change?” Although most of the times my first reaction to this is, yes everything will change; I think I must clarify some habits won’t change, but they will evolve. Other things won’t change at all! There is a saying that goes, “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” and I think I have started to get a deeper understanding of this lately.

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Solidarity: Always or when it’s popular?

We’re the lucky generation! Yes we are. Anyone born after 1980 in Malta only remembers governments that have tried their utmost best to better our lives in some way or another. That includes all their faults of course. Some succeeded way better than others and some did it in a much cleaner way than others did, but I’m not going to go into that today. Yet all in all, I trust that for the best part of the last 40 years we had the opportunity to grow up on an island that strived to improve itself.

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Gastric Bypass Diet – How many calories should you eat post-op?

A question which many people ask us and we always try our best to explain is this; How many calories should I eat after a Gastric Bypass? To answer this first I need to explain briefly once again what does the bypass really do. In a nut-shell, the gastric bypass procedure is a common way for obese patients to lose large amounts of weight in a short period of time. It takes the stomach and forms a pouch, then cuts the rest of the stomach off from that pouch. The pouch part is then connected to a lower part of the intestine.

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