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What to Do Before Bariatric Surgery

How to Prepare for Your Weight Loss Procedure

In this video from Franciscan Saint Francis Health bariatric nurse Paula Wildridge and bariatric surgeon Dr. Jonathan Mandelbaum discuss some of the important things to do to prior to bariatric surgery.  The first step is to get lab blood work done to see if there are any other health conditions that need to be addressed before your procedure.  If your blood work is fine then the following are some of the additional recommendations from the video: 1. Do not smoke for three months before your surgery; 2. If you're taking any aspirin, ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti…

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  • THIS MORNING I ATE A SLICE OF APPLE PIE , CHICKEN PATTY WITH CHEESE AND TOMATOE SAUCE AND A FORK FULL OF VEGETABLES ,THE CHICKEN PATTY WAS A LITTLE OVER HALF AND I HAVE HAD A CUP OF COFFEE SIZE ABOUT 16 OZ AND 6 OZ OF WATER.

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