Tag: Bariatric Surgery

Constipation After Weight Loss Surgery / Matthew Brengman, MD, FACS

– Constipation is incredibly common after weight loss surgery. The decreased amount of food, sometimes decreased hydration, and hormonal changes around weight loss surgery lead to a slowing of the bowels. It’s completely safe to take common constipation medicines. When we’re asked about constipation, we recommend intermittent doses of milk

Gastroparesis Patient Seminar – Parham Doctors’ Hospital

Gastroparesis Patient Seminar – Parham Doctors’ Hospital

– Hi, I’m Dr. Matt Brengman and I’m gonna talk to you a little bit about gastroparesis today. I do gastroparesis therapies in my practice, about 50% of my practice is gastroparesis and it’s an unusual therapy, I think. I do some talks nationally for this and I did one

Dumping Syndrome, Animation

Dumping Syndrome, Animation

Dumping syndrome is a very common complication following gastric and esophageal surgeries. Also known as rapid gastric emptying, dumping syndrome is a condition in which undigested food moves too quickly from the stomach to the small intestine. In other words, food gets “dumped” into the intestine before being properly digested.

What is Bariatric Surgery?

What is Bariatric Surgery?

When it comes to helping people with obesity lose weight, you may have heard the terms gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and gastric band. These are types of bariatric or weight loss surgery. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at