Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

List of VSG Post-Op Diets from Surgeons



Recommended Posts

Here are links to several VSG diets from well-respected bariatric surgeons, hospitals, and clinics around the world. I didn't make this list for the purpose of "diet shopping". It is remarkable how similar the advice is in most of these lists. We all know it:

  • Protein first
  • Lots of Protein (I think the lowest plan here calls for 50 grams)
  • Don't drink with meals
  • Drink 8+ glasses of Water a day
If your surgeon's plan is not on this list already and it's published online, leave the link as a reply and I'll add it. Maybe we can get this thread added to the stickies.

Auckland Weight Loss Surgery (New Zealand)

Baker Bariatrics

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Columbia University

Cornell

Goodnight Surgical

HealthPoint(New Zealand)

Highland Hospital, Rochester NY

Institute for Advanced Bariatric Surgery

Johns Hopkins (diet progression first month post-op)

Johns Hopkins (Ongoing dietary guidelines)

Johns Hopkins (additional info)

Kaiser

London Bariatric Group (UK)

London Obesity Clinic (UK)

Miami HOPE Center

Murfressboro Surgical Specialists

North London Obesity Surgery Services (UK)

Northwest Obesity Center

Peachtree Bariatrics

Pinnacle Health

St. George Obesity Surgery (Australia)

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (Canada)

University of Missouri

Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgery (Dr. Talbot, Australia)

Virginia Hospital Center

Walter Reed - Booklet or Powerpoint

Edited by mistysj
Added new links from comments

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you for this!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for this!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

some of the links are bad. john hopkins for instance.

Fixed Johns Hopkins to account for their new more detailed info.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great resource of information. Thank you!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you - this is wonderful. I find it interesting, as the information I get is a little different. I think the problem is that the others go by weight and can do 40 some grams a day and be ok.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi,

Very good post. I love it!!!

Thanks for putting it together and most of all, thanks for sharing. That was very nice of you. Take care.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Double-post, sorry. :(

Edited by AlwaysVegas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Featured Surgeons

    1. Masoud Rezvani

      Woodbridge, Virginia 22191

    2. Lisa Medvetz

      Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
      800-282-0066

  • Most popular:

  • Recent Topics

  • Recent Status Updates

    • ProudGrammy

      Georgia on my mind - off to grand-daughters high school graduation - she's smart and cute as a button, just like her grammy,☺️
      kathy
      · 1 reply
      1. SusieQ2019

        Congratulations to her Proud Granny, and wishing her a bright and successful future.

    • *Meaghan*

      Went to my initial consult with the Bariatric surgeon/ program I chose. Came home with a folder full of information & helpful organization of all the testing that needs to be completed while I complete the required nutritional counseling. She also let me know my insurance typically takes 6 weeks to reply with authorization when submitted, so that puts my potential surgery date near the new year if all stays on track  I felt comfortable with her, in our discussions she agrees that I am a good candidate for the Gastric Bypass. I appreciated the 'introduction' class that was given after the consult with the surgeon where I was given this binder of every referral (from her, not my pcp referrals), & contact information for all the testing needed to make my contacts/calls tomorrow morning even easier I start my nutrition classes on June 5th, so that's when the clock will start toward insurance approval & getting the tool to help me reach my goals
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • Torie Faye

      I had my Bypass Surgery on 04/25/2019 I'd weighted before surgery 308 and now 285. I get depressed because I thought it would be more. I follow all instructions from Dr.. Green walk every day work out and eating solid foods 
      · 1 reply
      1. ProudGrammy

        welcome welcome - 23 lbs pre/post op is great. you are doing fine. keep up the good work. kathy

    • MrsGamgee

      Day 5 post-op... didn't sleep great last night, lots of gas pain and it was my first night without using the rx pain meds. I'm tired and feeling rather stupid. My nurse is supposed to call today for a check in, so I'm debating taking a nap now and risk missing her call, or forcing myself to stay awake and pray she calls soon. Also, showering should be considered a workout... just doing the basics used up all my energy. Weight is slowly working its way down. I know that I shouldn't be on the scale yet, but I couldn't resist. I'm down almost 9lb down since surgery. Yay!
      · 1 reply
      1. Emilia Danciu

        You are allowed to feel tired, take naps and only do the minimum this soon after the surgery. Listen to your body and be good to yourself at this time. Most important things to care about at this time is hydration and protein. It is a full-time job to stay on top of that and prioritize your energy there for now. Just give your body the time to heal and adjust, don’t rush the recovery.

    • jrmolina2006

      seems like the biggest issue right now is consistency in my bowel movement, what are yall using. I've tried probiotics but no luck,
      · 1 reply
      1. domi

        I use benefiber everyday in my water. it is flavorless. On days when I get a little backed up I use Miralax. It works great without any cramping.

  • Trending Topics

  • Magazine Articles

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×