Sasse Surgical Associates Blog

Why am I not feeling restriction after weight loss surgery?

Most of the science shows, and most experts believe, the gastric sleeve (and the gastric bypass and duodenal switch) works by a hormonal mechanism that helps decrease hunger, increase satiety, and change food preferences. Feeling “restriction” is super variable, and some people feel a lot of it and some people none, based on a bunch…
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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong

I want you to succeed in losing weight. And I am sorry, but most or all of what you have been told about seniors losing weight and resolving obesity is just plain wrong, and I want to help as many people as I can by giving them the real tools needed to succeed. Have you…
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11-year follow-up study after sleeve gastrectomy

What does an 11-year follow-up study tell us about the long-term results after sleeve gastrectomy? We have previously looked at large studies that examined the five-year outcomes after sleeve gastrectomy that showed favorable results with excellent, equivalent weight loss, and fewer complications than gastric bypass. We also examined a ten year follow up paper of…
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