Posts by: del Mazo, MD Miguel

The gastric bypass diet is specific for bariatric patients and is similar to the gastric sleeve or duodenal switch diet post-operatively. The surgery process is long, so post-operatively, patients want to adhere to the dietary guidelines set forth by their bariatric care team to ensure optimal weight loss success. The gastric bypass diet and the […]

One of the most common questions we get in the field of bariatrics is asking, “can your stomach stretch after weight loss surgery?” Patients want to understand what they can expect regarding stomach size long-term after a gastric bypass or a gastric sleeve.  Almost all adults have the same stomach size, despite height and weight. […]

Donating blood is a great way to help sick people who need a blood transfusion. If you donated blood before having bariatric surgery, you might be wondering if you can continue to donate blood after weight loss surgery.  What to Know if You Donate Blood after Weight Loss Surgery Nearly 70% of the body’s iron […]

Eating too fast after bariatric surgery can be bad for your health. It’s not just about how much you eat, but the pace you eat that can affect your overall diet and weight loss goals. One essential lesson we want patients to know is they need to have a good relationship with food and exercise. That’s why […]

Before or after your weight loss surgery, you may be looking for details of what a gastric sleeve post-op diet would look like for a patient. There is a lot of lead-up to the bariatric surgery process, so if you’re here before getting the surgery and curious about what life will look like long-term after […]