Carlos A. Barba on Understanding Your Options for Weight-loss Surgery

Carlos A. Barba on Understanding Your Options for Weight-loss Surgery
  • Quick recovery time ranging from four to six weeks for full healing.
  • Noticeable health improvements for diabetic patients who find that they don’t need their diabetes medications as much after the procedure.
  • Doesn’t require any further adjustments in most cases.
  • Has satisfying cardiovascular benefits from reducing high blood pressure to lowering cholesterol levels as a result of bringing obesity under control.
  • It leads to gradual weight loss over a span of two years. This allows the patient to ease into their new life rather than face abrupt weight loss as is the case with gastric bypass surgery.
  • As a result of the gastric sleeve procedure, the patient usually gets hungry less often than before the operation. That’s due to the reduced amounts of the hunger hormone, ghrelin, in the small stomach pouch.
  • It’s a quick procedure that takes less time than other bariatric surgeries. On average, the procedure would take less than an hour from start to finish.

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Carlos A. Barba, MD is committed to providing the highest level of care in the fields of general surgery and weight loss surgery.

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Carlos A. Barba

Carlos A. Barba

Carlos A. Barba, MD is committed to providing the highest level of care in the fields of general surgery and weight loss surgery.

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