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Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum


Like the full gastric bypass, the mini gastric bypass surgery is restrictive from a smaller stomach pouch and malabsorptive from bypassing the first part of the small intestine. The difference is in the way the stomach pouch attaches to the small intestine. Use these forums to discuss the procedure, diet, risks, and weight loss.


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  1. Sleeve to MGB Low BMI

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  2. Any MGB in March?

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  4. Day two after my MGB

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  5. Mini gastric bypass

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  6. MORE forums for MGB?

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  7. FOOD RESTRICTIONS

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  8. Six week pre-op diet

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  9. Hello again & what might I need to know?

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  10. Cortisol

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  11. Conversion, sleeve to MGB

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  12. Trouble with Eggs

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  14. Eat whatever you want?

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  15. VSG to MGB Apr 11, 2018 with Dr Illan

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