Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard that bariatric surgery can cure diabetes. Is that true?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am going to have bariatric surgery. What can I do to make sure that I will be successful after my surgery?
Q: Dear Dr. Baskett: I have had bariatric surgery and now have to take essential fatty acids. Why is that?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am thinking about working on some weight loss and even considering bariatric surgery, but I’m just not sure. How can I decide?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have had bariatric surgery and my thiamine is low; what will happen if I don’t take my vitamins?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard that bariatric surgery can cure diabetes; is that true?
Q. What is the gastric sleeve?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am going to have bariatric surgery and have been told that I will have to chew my food slowly. Why is that?
St. Vincent Healthcare has been named a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement from Blue Cross Blue Shield for demonstrating better overall quality of care and patient results in knee and hip replacement.
St. Vincent Healthcare's goal is to provide appropriate-sized equipment in all patient-care areas of the hospital. A big fear of many bariatric surgery patients is that they will show up at the hospital and won't fit into anything, especially gowns and chairs.
A month premature, Carol Martenson arrived in this world weighing less than 5 pounds, fighting for her life.
Dear Dr. Baskett: I am planning on having bariatric surgery. Should I tell my family and friends?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been thinking about having gastric bypass surgery, but I am worried about how I will change. What typically happens to people after they lose all of that weight?